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BOJ’s Shirakawa Says Strong Yen Hurts Corporate Sentiment

October 31, 2011

Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa said the strong yen hurts corporate sentiment.

He also told reporters in Osaka today he’s carefully watching the currency market. Japan sold yen today for the first time since August.

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