Assignment 1: Discussionâ€”Exchange Rate Risk
As a member of the finance team for an MNC, GBATT, youâ€™ve been tasked by the CFO with monitoring the value of the currency used in foreign and domestic spending. The CFO asked you to provide some possible strategies to hedge against exchange rate risk.
Using the University online library resources, research strategies utilized to hedge against exchange rate risk. Then, based on your assigned readings and additional research, do the following:
- Explain what exchange rate risk is and how it may affect international firms.
- Identify three exchange rate hedging strategies and explain how GBATT could use them to help manage risks associated with exchange rates.
- Provide some real-world examples of firms employing these strategies, citing sources to support your position.
Write your initial response in 300â€“500 words. Your response should be thorough and address all components of the discussion question in detail, include citations of all sources, where needed, according to the APA Style, and demonstrate accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation