Japan won’t rule out any options on currency moves, says government spokesman

By Thomson Reuters Mar 27, 2024 | 9:38 PM

TOKYO (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.

(Reporting by Rocky Swift; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)