TITLE

How can developing countries hedge their bets?

AUTHOR(S)
Claessens, Stijn
PUB. DATE
September 1992
SOURCE
Finance & Development;Sep92, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the various financial instruments available with a focus on how some developing countries are using them. Market-based risk management techniques; Factors limiting the use of financial instruments; Insurance against price volatility; International markets; Details. INSETS: Mexico's oil-hedging strategy.;Chile's hedging operations with Eurodollars.;How do currency swaps work?;Mexicana de Cobre financing using a copper swap.
ACCESSION #
9302080211

 

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