Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- The yen plunged against the dollar and euro after Japan intervened in markets to weaken its currency.
The yen sank 3.5 percent to 78.61 per dollar as of 10:48 a.m. in Tokyo. It lost 3.2 percent to 110.87 per euro.
Japanese Finance Minister Jun Azumi said today the government intervened unilaterally to weaken the yen.
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