Cross-Currency Relationships The Hong Kong dollar (HKS) is presently pegged to the U.S. dollar and is expected to remain pegged. Some Hong Kong firms export products to Australia that are denominated in Australian dollars and have no other business in Australia. The exports are not hedged. The Australian dollar is presently worth 0.50 U.S. dollar, but you expect that it will be worth 0.45 U.S. dollar by the end of the year. Based on your expectations, will the Hong Kong exporters be affected favorably or unfavorably? Briefly explain.
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