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    The interest rate on South Korean government securities with one-year maturity is 4 percent, and the expected inflation rate for the coming year is 2 percent. The interest rate on U.S. government securities with one-year maturity is 7 percent, and the expected rate of inflation is 5 percent. The current spot exchange rate for Korean won is $1 = W 1,200. Forecast the spot exchange rate one year from today. Explain the logic of your answer.

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    Effective Interest Rate in Korea:- Real Interest Rate = Nominal Interest Rate - Inflation.
    <br>So Real Interest Rate = ...

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    The expert forecasts spot exchange rates.