Japanese Yen

Japanese Yen

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The yen fell to a five-year low of 105.44 per dollar on Jan. 2, and was at 104.82 as of 7:07 a.m. in Tokyo. It dropped 17 percent last year against nine major peers, including the euro and British pound, according to Bloomberg Correlation-Weighted Currency Indexes.