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18.01.2022 18:26

Japan PM Kishida: Want to impose quasi-emergency on some regions from Jan. 21

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Tuesday that they want to impose quasi-emergency on some regions from January 21 to February 13, as reported by Reuters.

Earlier in the day, the Kydowo news agency report that Japan's Osaka prefecture was expected to report about 6,000 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday.

Market reaction

The risk-averse market environment is helping the JPY stay resilient against the greenback. As of writing, the USD/JPY pair, which rose to 115.00 earlier in the day, was virtually unchanged on a daily basis at 114.60.


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