Jenkins Electronics has purchased a large quantity of electronic components from a Japanese firm for use in

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Jenkins Electronics has purchased a large quantity of electronic components from a Japanese firm for use in its new DVD players. The Japanese supplier has agreed to give Jenkins payment terms of net 90. The Japanese firm insists that payments be made in yen. The current exchange rate between the dollar and the yen is 108 yen per dollar. The 3-month forward exchange rate is 105 yen per dollar. What strategy would you recommend to Jenkins if it wants to protect itself against increases in the value of the yen over the next 90 days?

Exchange Rate
The value of one currency for the purpose of conversion to another. Exchange Rate means on any day, for purposes of determining the Dollar Equivalent of any currency other than Dollars, the rate at which such currency may be exchanged into Dollars...
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Contemporary Financial Management

ISBN: 9780324289114

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Authors: James R Mcguigan, R Charles Moyer, William J Kretlow

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