Managing Currency Risk Using Foreign Exchange Options

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Woodhead, Jan 1, 2000 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
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Building on the success of his bestselling Foreign Exchange Options, Alan Hicks has produced this new and invaluable guide to the use of currency options for corporate treasurers and other financial executives. Setting the principal OTC instruments within the company's risk management framework, he provides an authoritative guide to the characteristics, advantages and uses of currency options in the management and control of foreign exchange risk. Alan Hicks' unique experience allows him to concentrate on the practical application of options as experienced in the real world of foreign exchange, illustrated by the use of case study material throughout the book.

  • Illustrates how FX options are derived from the underlying FX markets.
  • Presents the benefits, costs, risks and rewards associated with various FX option strategies
  • Demonstrates how options can play a part in any company's FX risk management programme

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About the author (2000)

Alan Hicks began his banking career with the Royal Bank of Canada, with subsequent moves to Fidelity Bank, Chase Manhattan and Standard Chartered Bank. In 1996, Mr. Hicks formed his own company - Options Training and Consulting Limited - offering advice, training, education and support in all aspects of options. Also in 1996, he entered into an alliance with Inventure Ltd and conducts all UK training and consulting business under the name Inventure Ltd.

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