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How Does Exchange-Rate Risk Impact the Purchase and Coupon Payments of Foreign Bonds? – Doug’s Quiz Corner

Posted by Doug Hutchinson | CFA®, Director of Research and Trading

May 18, 2018

Tackling Currency Risk When Purchasing Foreign Bonds

Consider this Scenario

Your friend Lucy is a US resident who bought a British bond at par with a £10,000 value at maturity. The bond was exactly one year from maturity at the time she purchased it and it pays a 2% semi-annual coupon. There are two coupon payments remaining including the payment at maturity.

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Brandes Reviews the Q2 2017 Opportunities in International Equities

May 4, 2017
Is your portfolio well-positioned to take advantage of international opportunities?  Brandes Investment Partners believes there are ... [+] Read More