Hello to all IFRS expert,
I would like to clarify the IAS 39 accounting entries for a forward contract.
My company currently open LC for purchase of machinery from japan for our trading business on 11 March 2010. Due to forex volatility, we entered into a forward contract for Japanese Yen. Say the yen amount is JPY25,000,000 @ 3.789 (for malaysia) maturity on 10 January 2011.
What is the double entry ? Is it correct that we debit financial assets at RM947,250 (Yen x 3.789/100) and credit financial liability RM947,250 at the same …