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    1) Assume the bid rate of a Swiss franc is $.57 while the ask rate is $.579 at Bank X. Assume the bid rate of the Swiss franc is $.560 while the ask rate is $.566 at Bank Y. Given this information, what would be your gain if you use $1,000,000 and execute locational arbitrage? That is, how much will you end up with over and above the $1,000,000 you started with?
    $7,067.
    $8,556.
    $10,114.
    $12,238.

    2) Any restructuring of operations that _______ the difference between a foreign currency's inflows and outflows may _______ economic exposure.
    reduces; increase
    increases; reduce
    reduces; reduce
    A and B
    none of the above

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    1) Assume the bid rate of a Swiss franc is $.57 while the ask rate is $.579 at Bank X. Assume the bid rate of the Swiss franc is $.560 while the ask rate is $.566 at Bank Y. Given this information, what would be your gain if you use $1,000,000 and execute locational arbitrage? That is, how much will you end up with over and above the ...

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    $2.49

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