These are ACCA F9 (FM) Financial Management MCQs for Part-G of the Syllabus “Risk management”.

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Course:ACCG – Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Fundamental Level:Applied Skills
Subject:Financial Management
Paper:F9 – FR
Chapter and Topic
  • The nature and types of risk and approaches to risk management,
  • Causes of exchange rate differences and interest rate fluctuations,
  • Hedging techniques for foreign currency risk,
  • Hedging techniques for interest rate risk
Syllabus Area:G – “Risk management”
Questions Type:CBE MCQs
Exam Section:Section A

Syllabus Area

These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) cover the Syllabus Area Part G of the Syllabus; “Risk management” of ACCA F9 (FM) Financial Management Module.


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F9 (FM) - Part G - MCQs - Risk management

Course: ACCA - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
F9 (FM) - Financial Management
Syllabus Area: G - Risk management
Chapter: 19 Foreign currency risk, 20 Interest rate risk
Exam Section: Section A
Questions type: MCQs
Time: No Time Limit


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1 / 15

Which of the following statements are CORRECT?

  1. Interest rate options allow the buyer to take advantage of favourable interest rate movements
  2. A forward rate agreement does not allow a borrower to benefit from a decrease in interest rates
  3. Borrowers hedging against an interest rate increase will buy interest rate futures now and sell them at a future date

2 / 15

A company that has a $10m loan with a variable rate of interest, has acquired a forward rate agreement (FRA) with a financial institution that offered a 3–6, 3.2% – 2.7% spread.

What would be the payment made to the financial institution under the terms of the FRA if the actual rate of interest was 3%? (to the nearest dollar)


3 / 15

Which of the following statements concerning the causes of interest rate fluctuations is CORRECT?

4 / 15

Which of the following statements are correct?

  1. The general level of interest rates is affected by investors' desire for a real return
  2. Market segmentation theory can explain kinks (discontinuities) in the yield curve
  3. When interest rates are expected to fall, the yield curve could be sloping downwards

5 / 15

Act Co wishes to hedge interest rate movements on a borrowing it intends to make three months from now for a further period of six months.

Which TWO of the following will best help Act Co hedge its interest rate risk?

6 / 15

An investor plans to exchange $1,000 into euros now, invest the resulting euros for 12 months, and then exchange the euros back into dollars at the end of the 12-month period. The spot exchange rate is €1.415 per $1 and the euro interest rate is 2% per The dollar interest rate is 1.8% per year.

Compared to making a dollar investment for 12 months, at what 12-month forward exchange rate will the investor make neither a loss nor a gain?

7 / 15

Handria is a country that has the peso for its currency and Wengry is a country that has the dollar ($) for its currency.

The current spot exchange rate is 1.5134 pesos = $1.

Using interest-rate differentials, the one year forward exchange rate is 1.5346 pesos = $1.

The currency market between the peso and the dollar is assumed perfect and the International Fisher Effect holds.

Which of the following statements is TRUE?

8 / 15

The current spot rate for the peso (the currency of country P) to the $ (the currency of country A) is 2 peso:$1. Annual interest rates in the two countries are 8% in country P, and 4% in country A.

What is the three months forward rate (to four decimal places) in terms of peso to the $?

9 / 15

A company whose home currency is the dollar ($) expects to receive 500,000 pesos in 6 months' time from a customer in a foreign country. The following interest rates and exchange rates are available to the company:

Spot rate 15.00 peso per $
Six-month forward rate 15.30 peso per $
Home country Foreign country
Borrowing interest rate 4% per year 8% per year
Deposit interest rate 3% per year 6% per year

Working to the nearest $100, what is the 6-month dollar value of the expected receipt using a money market hedge?

10 / 15

In comparison to forward contracts, which TWO of the following are true in relation to futures contracts?

11 / 15

A US company owes a European company €3.5m due to be paid in 3 months' The spot exchange rate is $1.96 – $2:€1 currently. Annual interest rates in the two locations are as follows:

Borrowing Deposit
US 8% 3%
Europe 5% 1%

What will be the equivalent US$ value of the payment using a money market hedge?

12 / 15

Which of the following derivative instruments are characterized by a standard contract size?

  1. Futures contract
  2. Exchange-traded option
  3. Forward rate agreement
  4. Swap

13 / 15

The forward rate is 8500 – 0.8650 euros to the 1$.

What will a €2,000 receipt be converted to at the forward rate?

14 / 15

The current euro/US dollar exchange rate is €1:$2. ABC Co, a Eurozone company, makes a $1,000 sale to a US customer on credit. By the time the customer pays, the euro has strengthened by 20%.

What will the euro receipt be? (to the nearest euro)


15 / 15

Exporters Co is concerned that the cash received from overseas sales will not be as expected due to exchange rate movements.

What type of risk is this?

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