Macklin Metals has received 80 million pounds sterling. The company plans to spend $120 million on a project in the United States in 90 days. Macklin inters into a cash settlement currency forward to exchange the pounds for U.S. dollars at a rate of $1.50 per pound in 90 days. If the exchange rate is $1.61 per pound at the settlement date, the cash settlement Macklin will pay or receive is closest to: A) $8.8 million receipt. B) $8.8 million payment. C) $5.5 million payment.
b it is…
B is it.