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Foreign Exchange Risk Management Practices and Products used by Australian Firms


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  • Batten, J.
  • Mellor, R.
  • Wan, V.


This industry-wide, cross-sectional study concentrates on recent foreign exchange risk management practice and product usage of large Australian-based firms. Results are discussed from an empirical field study of seventy-two firms operating in Australia. Based on a statistical analysis of five firm-specific variables with six management-practice variables, conclusions are drawn on the foreign exchange risk management practices and financial product usage of firms operating in Australia.© 1993 JIBS. Journal of International Business Studies (1993) 24, 557–573

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Paper provided by Western Sydney - School of Business And Technology in its series Papers with number e9209.

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Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: 1992
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Handle: RePEc:fth:wesybu:e9209

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Keywords: enterprises ; statistical analysis ; financial market ; interest rate;

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  1. Chris Becker & Daniel Fabbro, 2006. "Limiting Foreign Exchange Exposure through Hedging: The Australian Experience," RBA Research Discussion Papers rdp2006-09, Reserve Bank of Australia.
  2. Scott McCarthy & Adelina Ispriani, 2004. "An Operating Economic Exposure - Australian Case Study: Foster’s Group Limited Beer," School of Economics and Finance Discussion Papers and Working Papers Series 180, School of Economics and Finance, Queensland University of Technology.
  3. Söhnke M. Bartram, 2006. "The use of options in corporate risk management," Managerial Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 32(2), pages 160-181.
  4. Zhou Ting & Ling Guijun & Leng Bojun, 2010. "Important export skills comparison in different export stage: An empirical study of Chinese firms," Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 3(3), pages 204-220, December.
  5. Bradley, Katrina & Moles, Peter, 2001. "The effects of exchange rate movements on non-financial UK firms," International Business Review, Elsevier, vol. 10(1), pages 51-69, February.
  6. Pramborg, Bengt, 2005. "Foreign exchange risk management by Swedish and Korean nonfinancial firms: A comparative survey," Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Elsevier, vol. 13(3), pages 343-366, June.
  7. Ross, Donald G. & Pike, Richard H., 1997. "Export credit risks and the trade credit offer: some Canadian evidence," Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Elsevier, vol. 7(1), pages 55-70, April.
  8. Ross, Donald G. & Whalen, Michael P., 1999. "The Importance Of Practical Export Skills: Some Evidence From Canadian Agribusiness," International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IAMA), vol. 2(01).


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