Japan Stocks Rise to Three-Month High, Paring Gains After Kuroda

  • Yen strengthens against dollar following Kuroda’s remarks
  • U.S. jobs report seen putting pressure on BOJ to take action

The BOJ and Brexit Challenges Facing Japan

Japanese shares rose to a three-month high after the yen fell Friday following a weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs report. The benchmark index pared gains in afternoon trading as the currency rebounded on comments by Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda.

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