Protecting Shareholder Value: A Guide to Managing Financial Market Risk

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Irwin Professional Pub., 1996 - Business & Economics - 470 pages
Protecting Shareholder Value is the definitive guide to understanding the relationship between companies and their exposure to international markets. The shifts in the global demand and the supply of national currencies have exerted tremendous pressures on foreign exchange and capital markets, causing significant volatility in financial prices. This guide provides an in-depth view of how companies today manage their involvement in markets abroad. Protecting Shareholder Value discusses the issues that have a significant impact on the decision-making process in a company, and how these issues affect shareholder value. This book focuses on understanding the characteristics and examining how to manage market risk most effectively. Each concept clarifies the key issues in financial risk management and contributes to a clear understanding of the subject. Protecting Shareholder Value provides a comprehensive framework to the economic risk that shareholders face including: financial market risk and the value of the firm; defining and quantifying currency/interest rate exposures and impacts; estimation of market risks; and operational issues in exposure management.

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