Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Ministry of Education

Saudi Electronic University

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المملكة العربية السعودية

وزارة التعليم

الجامعة السعودية الإلكترونية

College of Administrative and Financial Sciences

Assignment 2

FIN 406 (2st Term 2021-2022)

Deadline: 11/04/2022 @ 23:59

Course Name: International Finance

Student’s Name:

Course Code: FIN 406

Student’s ID Number:

Semester: II


Academic Year: 1442/1443 H, 2st Term

For Instructor’s Use only

Instructor’s Name: Sulaiman Aldhawyan

Students’ Grade: / 10

Level of Marks: High/Middle/Low


· This assignment is an individual assignment.

· The Assignment must be submitted only in WORD format via allocated folder.

· Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.

· Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.

· Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.

· Late submission will NOT be accepted.

· Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.

· All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).

Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.

1. Over the last few decades, the size of the foreign exchange market has increased significantly. Explain in detail the factors that has fuelled this growth. Why is the US dollar the most widely used currency of quotation in the foreign exchange markets?

2. “Explain the principle and features of comparative advantage. How does it relate to international trade?”. Discuss (150-200 words)