Swap - konstrukcja kontraktu, rynek i ryzyko
The article outlines the issues of swap transactions (specificity and types), contract structure, market behaviour during recent market turmoil and transactions characteristic risk. The exchange rate risk is one of the most significant in conducting business activities. So, searching the most effective way for stabilize the economic process we should consider usage of swap. The contract construction guaranties that it is sure to obtain satisfying level of exchange rate risk protection and fair cost decrease. The contract assures gaining funds in particular currency at lower cost level, making financial management of future cash flows much more predictable. Hence, the attention is paid to the financial mechanism of the swap contract. Although, the market performs effectively during normal times, we should consider and pay special attention to the proper investment and funding strategy, in particular in time of market stress.