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Japan Refrained From Selling Yen in Month to May 29, MOF Says

Japan refrained from selling yen in the foreign-exchange market during the month to May 29, the Ministry of Finance said on its website today.

The nation didn’t sell any of its currency from April 26 to May 29, the ministry’s regular month-end data showed. The yen strengthened 3.8 percent in April, the biggest monthly gain since July last year.

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