Forward Price as the Forecast of Spot Price
From all these considerations we can claim that under the concept of rational expectations one can use forward price as the forecast of spot price. This can be done in the case of the markets where the forward prices are available. Clearly financial markets are such types of markets. In the remaining part of the paper we will consider the expectations models for two types of financial prices: interest rates and exchange rates. These models are relatively well developed. On the other hand, interest rate risk and exchange rate risk are considered as very significant types of risk for the company, therefore some guidance about forecasting of interest rates and exchange rates may help in the successful risk management. (fragment of text)
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