Use the information provided in Exercise 6.
a. What would be the translation effect if Shanghai Corporation’s balance sheet were translated by the temporal method assuming the Chinese yuan appreciates by 25 percent? By the current rate method?
b. If the Chinese yuan depreciates by 25 percent, what would be the translation effects under each of the two methods in requirement a?
c. Based on your previous calculations and in Exercise 6, which translation method—current-noncurrent, monetary-nonmonetary, temporal, or current-gives statement readers the most meaningful information?