Test Bank For International Financial Management Cheol Eun 8th Edition
International Financial Management, 8e (Eun)
Chapter 1 Globalization and the Multinational Firm
1) What major dimension sets apart international finance from domestic finance?
A) Foreign exchange and political risks
B) Market imperfections
C) Expanded opportunity set
D) all of the options
2) An example of a political risk is
A) expropriation of assets.
B) adverse change in tax rules.
C) the opposition party being elected.
D) both the expropriation of assets and adverse changes in tax rules are correct.
3) Production of goods and services has become globalized to a large extent as a result of
A) natural resources being depleted in one country after another.
B) skilled labor being highly mobile.
C) multinational corporations’ efforts to source inputs and locate production anywhere where costs are lower and profits higher.
D) common tastes worldwide for the same goods and services.
4) Recently, financial markets have become highly integrated. This development
A) allows investors to diversify their portfolios internationally.
B) allows minority investors to buy and sell stocks.
C) has increased the cost of capital for firms.
D) none of the options
5) Japan has experienced large trade surpluses. Japanese investors have responded to this by
A) liquidating their positions in stocks to buy dollar-denominated bonds.
B) investing heavily in U.S. and other foreign financial markets.
C) lobbying the U.S. government to depreciate its currency.
D) lobbying the Japanese government to allow the yen to appreciate.
6) Suppose your firm invests $100,000 in a project in Italy. At the time the exchange rate is $1.25 = €1.00. One year later the exchange rate is the same, but the Italian government has expropriated your firm’s assets paying only €80,000 in compensation. This is an example of
A) exchange rate risk.
B) political risk.
C) market imperfections.
D) none of the options, since $100,000 = €80,000 × $1.25/€1.00.
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