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Evaluarea expunerii firmelor la riscul valutar; consideratii generale (General remarks on the assessment of foreign exchange risk exposure of firms)

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  • Arnaldo MAURI

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  • Claudia Gabriela BAICU

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The paper deals firstly with the assessment of nonfinancial firm’s risk exposure which has been deeply affected in the last two decades by the trend of market globalization and increased competition. In this new scenario we can note the weakening of the traditional separation between risks voluntary accepted by the firm as a chance to improve its profitability and risks which unavoidably lay on the overall business activity of the firm itself and have to be adequately covered by means of risk management. Secondly, within the frame of financial risks, particular attention is given to exchange rate fluctuations and to issues dealing with measurement and analysis of qualitative as well as quantitative aspects of foreign exchange risks affecting nonfinancial firms and chiefly those extensively involved in international activities. The focus then shifts to the assessment of foreign currency risk exposure by the firm as well as to managing foreign eschange risks and to the intruments and techniques involved.

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  • Arnaldo MAURI & Claudia Gabriela BAICU, 2008. "Evaluarea expunerii firmelor la riscul valutar; consideratii generale (General remarks on the assessment of foreign exchange risk exposure of firms)," Departmental Working Papers 2008-02, Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods at Università degli Studi di Milano.
  • Handle: RePEc:mil:wpdepa:2008-02
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    Keywords

    Risk; financial risk; foreign exchange risk; foreign exchange exposure; risk management;

    JEL classification:

    • G30 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - General
    • G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • G32 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill

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