30 Aug '11, 4am

Noda announces steps to battle strong yen - Channel News Asia

Noda announces steps to battle strong yen - Channel News Asia

TOKYO: The man designated to be Japan's next prime minister, Yoshihiko Noda, said Tuesday he would announce steps to deal with the strong yen once he has announced his new government. "After forming a new structure, I'd like to quickly put together and announce my thinking, including the use of (yen) reserves as well as how I will deal with the third extra budget," the former finance minister said. Noda, who is expected to be confirmed as prime minister in parliament later Tuesday, made his comments at a news conference when when asked about what he will do to rein in the soaring yen, which is hurting the nation's exporters. The unit earlier this month jumped to its highest level against the US dollar since World War II, hitting 75.95 to the greenback. Noda as finance minister last week unveiled a package of steps to combat the yen's rise, which threatens to undermine the ...

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