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Formulate an Arbitrage Strategy Based on the Exchange Rates

2. The following prices are observed.

- Swiss Franc per Dollar exchange rate is 1.30 spot.
- Pound per Dollar exchange rate is .40 spot.
- Swiss Franc per Pound exchange rate is 2.60 spot.

What strategy could an arbitrageur use to profit from this scenario?

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2. An arbitrage to take advantage of this involves the ...

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This solution provides a four step strategy for an arbitrageur to profit from the scenario.