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Japan to curb 'one-sided' yen moves through forex intervention

Yen retreats, falling near 109 to the US dollar compared with an 18-month high of around 105.6 last week

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Mr Aso says that Japan has no plans to manipulate currency moves on a long-term basis

Tokyo

EXCHANGE rate friction between Japan and the United States appeared to flare anew on Tuesday when Japan's finance minister Taro Aso issued a strong threat of action to curb yen strength by means of foreign exchange market intervention, while acknowledging "differences of view with