Proven Strategies for Hedging International Investment Risk—From Today's Most Respected Global Investment Professionals. Non-U.S. equities represent two-thirds of the world's market capitalization.
The meaning for professional money managers and traders is clear: As investors demand higher investment returns and diversification, overseas investment is not just a luxury—it is a necessity.
Global Investment Risk Management outlines hands-on strategies, policies, and procedures that will help you take advantage of the returns available in overseas markets, while keeping closer track of the risks—not only those risks you can see but those you cannot. Every aspect of global investment risk—from portfolio diversification requirements to unique regulatory issues—is discussed in chapters written by today's leading international investment authorities, including: Roger Gibson on Asset Allocation and the Rewards of Multi-Class Investing; Richard Vogel on Eastern European Risk Management; Lee Thomas on Reducing Risk Using Global Bond Diversification; Ray Dalio on Hedging Currency Risk; Christopher Culp, Ron Mensink, and Andrea M. P. Neves on Value at Risk. Global Investment Risk Management eschews vague theoretical observations to provide specific, hands-on advice, written by frontline professionals who prove themselves daily in the international investment battleground. It will open your eyes to the world of investment opportunities outside U.S. borders—even as it helps you sidestep the perils.