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Japan's weak yen 'puts Korea under pressure'

24 January 2013 Last updated at 02:17 GMT

The Japanese yen has weakened considerably in recent weeks, in anticipation of more monetary and fiscal stimulus under the new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

But the more competitive exchange rate is putting pressure on other exporters in the region, notably Korea.

Financier James Rooney explains how and when he expects the Korean authorities to react.