Assume that some speculators attempt to capitalize on their expectation of the yen’s movement over the two months between the order and delivery dates by either buying or selling yen futures now and buying or selling yen at the future spot rate. Given this information, what is the expectation regarding the order date of the yen spot rate by the delivery date? (Your answer should consist of one number.)

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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 5, Problem 3BIC
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Assume that some speculators attempt to capitalize on their expectation of the yen’s movement over the two months between the order and delivery dates by either buying or selling yen futures now and buying or selling yen at the future spot rate. Given this information, what is the expectation regarding the order date of the yen spot rate by the delivery date? (Your answer should consist of one number.)

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