• Kyodo


Finance Minister Taro Aso said Friday there is no need to fret about every currency move but volatility is undesirable.

“We do not need to be swayed by every rise and fall,” Aso told a news conference after a Cabinet meeting while financial markets braced for the inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. president.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

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.