Dollar Temporarily Slides to Around 145.50 Yen in Tokyo

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The Bank of Japan building

Tokyo, Oct. 24 (Jiji Press)—The dollar briefly fell to around ¥145.50 in Tokyo trading Monday morning, its lowest level in about two weeks.

“As the dollar plunged by over ¥4, the Japanese government may have intervened,” a market source said.

At 9 a.m., the dollar was at ¥147.74-81, down from ¥150.47-48 at 5 p.m. Friday.