• Kyodo News


New Finance Minister Naoto Kan said Thursday he hopes the yen will weaken to help the economy recover.

“Currently, the yen is weakening since around the time of the Dubai shock, but I hope it will correct a bit more,” Kan said in his inaugural news conference.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.