Around the World's Markets: Tokyo
Wednesday 28 July 1999
"It's hard for the Nikkei to make headway when there are concerns that a higher yen could damage Japan's exporting companies and affect the fragile economy," said Tetsuya Ishijima, chief strategist at Okasan Securities.
The yen was trading at 116.45 to the dollar by late afternoon, below its five-month overnight high.
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