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FinanceInternational Financial ManagementCross Rate and Forward Rate Biscayne Co. will be receiving Mexican pesos today and will need to convert them into Australian dollars. Today, a U.S. dollar can be exchanged for 10 Mexican pesos. An Australian dollar is worth one-half of a Ăœ.S. dollar. What is the spot rate of a Mexican peso in Australian dollars? Assume that interest rate parity exists and that the annual risk-free interest rate in the United States, Australia, and Mexico is 7 percent. What is the one year forward rate of a Mexican peso in Australian dollars?FindFind*launch*

14th Edition

Madura

Publisher: Cengage

ISBN: 9780357130698

Chapter 7, Problem 49QA

Textbook Problem

Cross Rate and Forward Rate Biscayne Co. will be receiving Mexican pesos today and will need to convert them into Australian dollars. Today, a U.S. dollar can be exchanged for 10 Mexican pesos. An Australian dollar is worth one-half of a Ăœ.S. dollar.

- What is the spot rate of a Mexican peso in Australian dollars?
- Assume that interest rate parity exists and that the annual risk-free interest rate in the United States, Australia, and Mexico is 7 percent. What is the one year forward rate of a Mexican peso in Australian dollars?

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