17 Mar '11, 12am

Money - Yen hits new record high of 76.52 in early Asian trade: TOKYO - THE yen continued to surge in early...

Money - Yen hits new record high of 76.52 in early Asian trade: TOKYO - THE yen continued to surge in early...

The yen continued to surge in early Asian trade on Thursday, hitting a new record high of 76.52 (S$1.22) against the dollar (S$1.28) since World War II following Japan's disastrous earthquake and tsunami. -- PHOTO: AFP TOKYO - THE yen continued to surge in early Asian trade on Thursday, hitting a new record high of 76.52 (S$1.22) against the dollar (S$1.28) since World War II following Japan's disastrous earthquake and tsunami. The Japanese currency slightly lost ground after reaching its high, trading at 77.88 against the US unit as of 6.50am (2150 GMT Wednesday, 5.50am Singapore time). The euro traded at 108.28 yen, compared with 112.89 in late Asian trade on Wednesday. In New York, analysts said that heavy repatriation of funds to help the stricken country could be one factor in the yen's rise. 'Although there will likely be massive damage to the Japanese economy, we do...

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