Potential Exposure Effects Due to Brexit In 2016, the United Kingdom decided to leave the European Union (a decision referred to as Brexit). Many analysts have made arguments about how this event will affect firms in the United Kingdom. Assume that the pound’s value relative to the euro is likely to be more volatile as a result of Brexit. For each of the following statements, insert either increase or decrease in the first blank and complete the statement by adding a clear, short explanation. The economic exposure of British firms that were heavy exporters to the eurozone would have_________because________. The translation exposure of firms based in the eurozone that had British subsidiaries would have_________because________.

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International Financial Management

14th Edition
Madura
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9780357130698
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International Financial Management

14th Edition
Madura
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9780357130698

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Chapter 10, Problem 25QA
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Potential Exposure Effects Due to Brexit In 2016, the United Kingdom decided to leave the European Union (a decision referred to as Brexit).

Many analysts have made arguments about how this event will affect firms in the United Kingdom. Assume that the pound’s value relative to the euro is likely to be more volatile as a result of Brexit. For each of the following statements, insert either increase or decrease in the first blank and complete the statement by adding a clear, short explanation.

  1. The economic exposure of British firms that were heavy exporters to the eurozone would have_________because________.
  2. The translation exposure of firms based in the eurozone that had British subsidiaries would have_________because________.

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