Currency Strangles The following information is currently available for Canadian dollar (CS) options (see Appendix B in this chapter): Put option exercise price = $0.75. Put option premium = $0.014 per unit. Call option exercise price = $0.76. Call option premium = $0.01 per unit. One option contract represents C $50,000. What is the maximum possible gain that the purchaser of a strangle can achieve using these options? What is the maximum possible loss that the writer of a strangle can incur? Locate the break-even point(s) of the strangle.

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International Financial Management

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Madura
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9780357130698
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International Financial Management

14th Edition
Madura
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9780357130698

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Chapter 5, Problem 33QA
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Currency Strangles The following information is currently available for Canadian dollar (CS) options (see Appendix B in this chapter):

Put option exercise price = $0.75.

Put option premium = $0.014 per unit.

Call option exercise price = $0.76.

Call option premium = $0.01 per unit.

One option contract represents C $50,000.

  1. What is the maximum possible gain that the purchaser of a strangle can achieve using these options?
  2. What is the maximum possible loss that the writer of a strangle can incur?
  3. Locate the break-even point(s) of the strangle.

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