Chapter 19, Problem 6P

### Fundamentals of Financial Manageme...

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Eugene F. Brigham + 1 other
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### Fundamentals of Financial Manageme...

15th Edition
Eugene F. Brigham + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337395250
Textbook Problem

# EXCHANGE RATES Use the foreign exchange section of a current issue of The Watt Street Journal to look up the six currencies in problem 19-5. a. What is the current exchange rate for changing dollars into 1,000 units of pounds, Canadian dollars, euros, yen, Mexican pesos, and Swedish kronas? b. What is the percentage gain or loss between the August 25, 2017, exchange rate and the current exchange rate for each of the currencies in part a?

a.

Summary Introduction

To explain: Current exchange rate for changing dollar into 1,000 units of pounds.

Introduction:

Exchange Rate:

The exchange rate is that rate in which price of the country currency is measured in the term of the other country. There are two methods of calculating the exchange rate direct and indirect.

Direct exchange method: One unit price of the foreign currency is defined in term of domestic currency

Indirect method: One unit price of the domestic currency is defined in term of the foreign currency.

Explanation

Calculate the foreign exchange rate for changing dollar into 1,000 unit of pound

b.

Summary Introduction

To explain: The percentage gain or loss between August 25, 2017, exchange rate and the current exchange rate.

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