One dollar bought 117.63 yen, compared to 118.27 yen at the previous session's close.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway unit has reduced its bet against the dollar after suffering a $900 million loss.
The euro moved to $1.1813 from $1.1823, after news that Eurozone September Retail Sales dropped 0.4% after rising 0.7% in August, which was revised down from 0.9%. The data beat expectations of a 1.1% decline. German September Industrial Production rose 1.2%, stronger than forecast.