Money Market Versus Put Option Hedge. Narto Co. (a U.S. firm) exports to Switzerland and expects to receive 500,000 Swiss francs in one year. The one-year U.S. interest rate is 5% when investing funds and 7% when borrowing funds. The one-year Swiss interest rate is 9% when investing funds, and 11% when borrowing funds. The spot rate of the Swiss franc is $.80. Narto expects that the spot rate of the Swiss franc will be $.75 in one year. There is a put option available on Swiss francs with an exercise price of $.79 and a premium of $.02. Determine the amount of dollars that Narto Co. will receive at the end of one year if it implements a money market hedge.
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