What international equities in the portfolio of a U.S. investor to contribute? How currencies interact with price movements in determining the benefits of international diversification? This case helps students compare the risks and returns of foreign stock exchanges with each other and with the U.S. market and the opportunities and risks of international diversification to investigate. Students must calculate returns, fit for currencies, derived correlations and efficiently mapped boundaries on the basis of r … Read more »

What international equities in the portfolio of a U.S. investor to contribute? How currencies interact with price movements in determining the benefits of international diversification? This case helps students compare the risks and returns of foreign stock exchanges with each other and with the U.S. market and the opportunities and risks of international diversification to investigate. The students have to calculate returns, fit for currencies, derived correlations and efficiently represent limits on raw data. To executable spreadsheets (courseware) to receive, please contact our customer service custserv@hbsp.harvard.edu.
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Mihir A. Desai,
Kathleen Luchs,
Elizabeth A. Meyer,
Mark F. Veblen
Source: Harvard Business School
22 pages.
Release Date: 02 March 2004. Prod #: 204141-PDF-ENG
Innocents Abroad: Currencies and International Stock Returns HBR case solution