Foreign exchange as an option on traded goods
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Foreign exchange as an option on traded goods

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Published by European Institute For Advanced Studies in Management in Brussels .
Written in English


  • Foreign exchange futures.,
  • Currency question.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Piet Sercu.
SeriesWorking papers (European Institute For Advanced Studies in Management) -- no.88-18
ContributionsEuropean Institute for Advanced Studies in Management.
The Physical Object
Pagination30p. ;
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19701805M

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  What Is a Currency Option? A currency option (also known as a forex option) is a contract that gives the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy or . domestic goods, once translated to FC, are more expensive. To easily compare where things are more expensive, the real exchange rate, Rt, is used: Rt = St Pf / Pd, where Pf is the price of foreign goods (in FC) and Pd is the price of domestic goods (in DC). If Rt increases, we say the DC depreciates in real terms domestic goods become more competitive.   Just like its name implies, a foreign exchange option gives you the choice to exercise a trade at a specified exchange rate, known as a strike price, up until an agreed-on date in the future, known as the expiration date or expiry date. When you buy the right to an option, you pay a fee to the seller of that option, called a premium. (shelved 1 time as foreign-exchange) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

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