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Which of the following is true?
A.Principals are not usually exchanged in a currency swap
B.The principal amounts usually flow in the opposite direction to interest payments at the beginning of a currency swap and in the same direction as interest payments at the end of the swap.
C.The principal amounts usually flow in the same direction as interest payments at the beginning of a currency swap and in the opposite direction to interest payments at the end of the swap.
D.Principals are not usually specified in a currency swap
Answer: B

The correct answer is B. There are two principals in a currency swap, one for each currency. They flow in the opposite direction to the corresponding interest payments at the beginning of the life of the swap and in the same direction as the corresponding interest payments at the end of the life of the swap.
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Author: CoboCards-User
Main topic: Finance & Investment
Topic: Derivatives
Published: 27.10.2015

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