The dollar hit an intraday low of 105.70 yen Friday in Tokyo, its lowest level in global trade since September 2000, as traders sold the dollar for the yen after witnessing the euro’s sharp decline against the Japanese currency.

As of 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at 105 yen.95-98, down from 106 yen.30-40 in New York and 106 yen.20-23 in Tokyo at 5 p.m. Thursday.

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