The Use of Derivatives as a Risk Management Instrument: Evidence from Indonesian Non-Financial Firms
AbstractThis paper provides empirical evidence of firm-specific factors determining the decision to use derivatives and the level of usage for the case of Indonesia. The findings show that the participation rate in the use of derivatives is 15.8%, much lower compared to those found in developed countries. Using Probit and Tobit regression models, the results indicate that the use of derivatives is positively associated with firm size, market-to-book value, bank-firm relationship, and the involvement of the firm in foreign business activity, but negatively linked to liquidity.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by College of Business, and College of Finance, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan in its journal International Journal of Business and Economics.
Volume (Year): 11 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 (June)
derivatives; risk management; hedging;
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