Japan Won’t Rule Out Any Options on Currency Moves, Says Government Spokesman

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Japanese yen and U.S. dollar banknotes are seen with a currency exchange rate graph in this illustration picture taken June 16, 2022.

TOKYO, March 28 (Reuters) – Japan’s top government spokesman said on Thursday the administration would not rule out any options to counter against excessive currency moves.

The government is watching currency moves with a high sense of urgency, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshimasa Hayashi told reporters, after the yen slid to a 34-year low against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday.