Foreign exchange risk management under statement 52 by Thomas G. Evans

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Published by Financial Accounting Standards Board of the Financial Accounting Foundation in Stamford, Conn .

Written in English

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  • Foreign exchange -- Accounting.,
  • Corporations, American -- Accounting.,
  • Risk management.

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Bibliography: p. 129-133.

Book details

StatementThomas G. Evans and Timothy S. Doupnik.
SeriesResearch report / Financial Accounting Standards Board, Research report (Financial Accounting Standards Board)
ContributionsDoupnik, Timothy S.
LC ClassificationsHG3853.7 .E935 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 133 p. :
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2749802M
ISBN 100910065217
LC Control Number86091435

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The emphasis of the book therefore is not on making profit from foreign exchange dealing but on practical issues involved in managing currency risk. In fact, a FASB research report, Foreign Exchange Risk Management under Statem revealed that 84% of company treasurers engaged in foreign trade regularly or selectively hedge foreign transaction exposures.

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