Research Paper On Currency Derivatives
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This 5 page paper is a comprehensive introduction to derivatives. The paper explains what they are, what give rise to derivative markets, gives examples of derivatives and the way they reduce or transfer risk, what they do with that risk, and the benefits and problems associated with derivatives. The paper includes discussions on forward contracts, futures, options and swaps. The bibliography cites 10 sources.
The Role of Derivatives in Financial Crisis
In 2007 there were the beginnings of the financial crisis that started out as a credit crunch and resulted in the nationalization and failures of different banks. This 5 page paper looks at the reasons why derivatives are seen as a contributory factor, examining the way that the derivatives market operates. The bibliography cites 9 sources.
Currency Swaps and the Swap Network
This 4 page paper is written in two parts. The first part looks at currency swaps, why and how they are used and why a company may choose to use a currency swap instead of issuing bonds in a different currency. The second part of the paper looks at the swap network which takes place between central banks and discusses how the failure of a major commercial bank could result in a swap crisis. The bibliography cites 4 sources.