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Implied forward rate with forward points

I've been studying the application and derivation of a domestic implicit rate in a FX contract when your input are the forward points and the foreing rate. Let's establish some with some ideas first. ...
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How to compare financial statements of two companies working in two different currencies?

So I am conducting a research on applying Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) for comparing efficiencies of different companies working in different countries and thereby publishing their financial ...
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Should Cross-Currency Basis Swaps exchanging risk free rates trade flat?

In the paper "Interest Rate Parity, Money Market Basis Swaps, and Cross-Currency Basis Swaps" by Bruce Tuckman and Pedro Porfirio (2003) the authors claim that cross-currency basis swap ...
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Do currency exchange rates mean revert?

I am trying to understand to what extend holding stocks in a foreign currency (such as USD) in a developed country (such as the UK) over the long term (say, over 15 years) exposes one to currency risk....
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Why would exchange rates follow a geometric brownian motion?

I'm reading Shreve's Stochastic Calculus for Finance. On page 382, he begins talking about exchange rates: Finally, there is an exchange rate $Q(t)$, which gives units of domestic currency per unit ...
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How to generate normalized factor scores for beta exposure

I'm working on building a time series momentum model (TSMOM) based on price alone for currency pairs. I'm implementing a paper that produces a buy/sell signal based on geometric brownian motion and a ...
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CURRENCY ADJUSTED RETURNS: How to adjust stock returns in foreign currency (e.g., EUR) to local currency (USD)?

I have collected monthly stock returns (in %) denominated in EUR and exchange rate EUR/USD. I am trying to adjust the monthly stock returns denominated in EUR to monthly stock returns denominated in ...
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Simple cross-rate table question

I am trying to self-study and came across this question, I am not sure how to answer this. I think I should transform all of the product's quoted prices to USD then compare them, is that correct? The ...
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Simple three-pair triangulation question

I have a question I came across whilst self-studying and I need to use cross-currency triangulation. I am not too sure how to apply the cross-rate formula, and was hoping someone could show me how to ...
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Currency hedging 3 month sterling libor futures

Each libor contract is 500,000 gbp. Can I hedge it by going short 8 gbp/usd futures per libor to hedge out currency risk considering each gbp/usd futures is 62,500 British pounds?
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Pricing Dual Currency Bond with Forwards instead of Cross Currency Swap

i got the task to price a bunch of dual currency bonds (EUR/GBP/CHF/USD...) and i am a bit puzzled. As the notional of the bond is in EUR but the repayment is in USD, i assumed that for pricing ...
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USD and Gold price correlation

Gold Prices and U.S. Dollar Correlation - 10 Year Chart shows the similar trend for USD and Gold price for the last 5 years. Are there known explanations for the correlation?
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Why can't central bank reserves ever leave the Fed's balance sheet?

I'm reading Joseph Wang's Central Banking 101 and there are two statements which seem to be contradictory to me, and I'm guessing there's an element of misunderstanding on my part which I'm looking to ...
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Is Fungibility Dynamic or Static

I'm trying to work out if fungibility of financial assets / instruments is dynamic (i.e. it can be applied to a subset of the asset or instrument's properties) or is it static (i.e. it can only be ...
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How are currency exchange rates on yahoo finance computed?

I've been looking for the metadata about how the exchange rates on yahoo finance computed, but I cant find anything on the website. Please kindly help me, thank you. This is the example USDIDR=X:
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If the volatility of pounds/euros = .2 do we know anything about the volatility of euros/pounds?

I think the question here is what we know about $\mathrm{Var}\left(\frac1X\right)$. Is this the right question to ask, and if so is there anything that can be said?
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pricing crypto quanto swap and perpetual

https://www.bitmex.com/app/contract/ETHUSD https://www.bitmex.com/app/contract/ETHUSDM21 How do you apply stochastic quanto pricing formulas to quanto crypto futures and perpetuals? I can see couple ...
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Central bank of china foreign currency reserves

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I am backtesting a currency trading strategy where the base currency is the USD. I am looking for a benchmark to compare the results. Since currency trading is an active investment, I do not think ...
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when valuing derivatives, we take into account the CSA. question is, should settlement currency also impact?

eg supposing i have a payoff of 100 GBP on 5/5/2025. and my CSA is USD SOFR. and supposing i have another identical derivative, except it's payoff is 100 * GBPUSD spot (in USD) at 5/5/2025 or that its ...
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QuantLib Python currency conversion

A simple code below to do currency conversion copied from QuantLib-Python Documentation. This is failing in the EUR to GBP conversion (in the last line of code). Thank you for looking into this. The ...
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What is the difference between a non-convertible and a non-deliverable currency?

it seems non convertible (eg CNY) or partially convertible (eg BRL) may be due to capital controls or a currency only used domestically. I was then wondering what is the difference between a non-...
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Second by second stock data from Bloomberg API (or anywhere else that is free) into Pandas Dataframe

I need to compile stock price data for ADR and ORD pairs (and the currency between them) into a Pandas dataframe. My initial plan was use Python's requests library and a free Rapid API account to get ...
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How importers and exporters sell/buys products if their country currency is non convertible or when non residents want to invest in the country? For example in Brazil.
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What determined the weights of a currency in the International Monetary Fund SDR basket(2015)?

I am assuming that the weights of currency in the SDR were establishedby following a transparent process. Are these weights the result of a vote or is there a mathematical algorithm/formula that ...
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What quantifiable factors contribute to the globalization of a currency?

Things that come to mind: Size of the economy of the issuing country, size of population of the issuing country, military power( quantified as defense budget) and country's share in world trade.
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FX American call option optimal exercise and holding region

Problem I am considering an American call option which gives a domestic investor the right to buy a unit of foreign currency at a strike of $K$ units of domestic currency. I have an exchange rate $S_t$...
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Rolling to a non-front month future contract?

I hedge my US positions with M6B, a GBP/USD future. Every time I roll my contracts, I ask myself "why is there so little liquidity beyond the next three months?" Surely there are people that ...
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When you rollover a FX Forward, do enter the FX swap at the spot rate or previous forward rate?

from below link: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/distinction-between-fx-swaps-currency-risk-management-akubue-cfa/ "if the date of settlement of the export proceeds has been extended by three ...
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Currency devaluation and banks' solvency

I am quite new to economics and when reading one paper on Russian financial crisis in 1998 came across a sentence: Though temporary successful in bringing down inflation to single-digit annual figures ...
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What are "local" and "foreign" interest rate in this formula? [closed]

I found this formula to find fair value of a forex pair: FV = Spot × e(local interest rate−foreign interest rate) × T Taken for example AUDUSD, Spot is AUD per USD. T is the time to maturity of ...
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How currency swap works for big companies bond and cash management

Suppose a big company A holds 10 Million USD at T+0, and A knows that it will pay 9.9 Million CHF to buy a bond at T+1, why would company A be willing to enter a currency swap to buy CHF and sell USD ...
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What does **Long Call EURUSD** mean?

What does Long Call EURUSD mean? Does it mean Long Call EUR and Short Put USD? When we draw payoff do we consider only w.r.t. to CCY1 i.e. EUR in this case?
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Relation between ATM, RR and BF

In FX derivative market, why does vol spread of ATM > RR > BF? ATM is the most liquid and intuitively it should have the lowest spread. Please help me in understanding the rational behind the above ...
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Kingdom of Denmark Nikkei put warrants

I have read in a book from Emanuel Derman that Goldman Sachs manufactured a derivative in the early 90's that consisted of buying cheap puts on th Nikkei index (and paid in Yen), combined them which a ...
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How to understand interest rate bid/ask and apply client mark-up in Tom/Next Rollover Swap Point Calculation

When I am reading materials in swap point calculation for FX Tom/Next Rollover, I am confused with the market interest rate bid/ask. Using an example: I traded on ...
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