ANALYSIS-Bad currency bets seen piling up for Asian companies


By Michael Flaherty HONG KONG, Oct 30 (Reuters) - The extreme volatility ripping through markets is snaring Asian companies caught on the wrong side of currency bets, highlighting what some see as a reluctance or inability of firms to properly protect against such swings. Companies across Asia have signed up for derivative products that have left them exposed to rapid surges in the U.S. dollar and the yen, or a plunge in commodity prices and currencies linked to them. Damage from ...

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