TOKYO – First, it was President Bush assailing the yen’s value while visiting Japan’s capital. Now, just days after Bush’s visit here, General Motors Corp. leadership continues the American attack on the Japanese currency, which some say is being kept artificially weak by the government to improve the profit margins of export-focused domestic companies. The current exchange rate is ¥109:$1. “I’d like to see the yen stronger, yes I would,” says GM Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner ...
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