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Upcoming Events Economic Event. Transaction exposure is from transactions already entered into and the amount to hedge is thus known. Transaction exposures are the most commonly hedged exposures of a firm. Economic risk, the relationship between changing exchange rates and asset values, is not contractual and the amount to hedge is thus less certain, making it harder to hedge.
Translation risk refers to the effect of exchange rate changes on the income statement and balance sheet and is often not hedged. AFJ, most of the confusing comes from these terms being defined two different ways in two different readings.
Less hedgable, represent currency driven value fluctuations between purchase and exit for investments being held on balance sheet. Risk to underlying investment from currency shifts. Skip to main content. Be prepared with Kaplan Schweser. Is there an easy way to understand this stuff?
In optimal hedging ratio, hT refers to Translation Risk. Meaning the optimal hedge will offset transaction and economic risk if constructed properly? AFJunkie May 18th, 2: I got da stuff AFJunkie May 18th, 4: True the bond is your investment on the balance sheet — which faces translation risk.
KRochelli May 18th, 4: I missread your statement mwt9 I thought you said that the bond would change in value in local currency because of a change in exchange rates. I mean in this case you could have economic risk - the bond changes in value in LOCAL currency due to a change in interest rates this is a little stretched transaction risk - the cupon will change in value in DOMESTIC currency because of exchange rate risk translation risk - reporting on the balance sheet in DOMESTIC currency will create a loss of value because of interest rates.
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