05.04.2013 - Japan easing magnifies Yen exposures
The Bank of Japanís more aggressive monetary policy causes a big move in the yen and threatens to deepen the losses for unhedged U.S. companies. Companies with exposure to the yen-U.S. dollar exchange rate have possibly had a wrench thrown into their hedging plans this year as a result of the Bank of Japanís new, more aggressive policy of monetary easing. After a period of yen strengthening, the Japanese Central Bankís announcement to buy long-term government bonds to inject $1.4 trillion into the Japanese economy means (foreign exchange) FX rates could move drastically in the other direction...............................................Full Article: Source
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