Japan's Asakawa says that they are aiming for Aso to go to the G20 meeting

Author: Justin Low | Category: News

Some comments by Japan's vice minister of finance and international affairs, Masatsugu Asakawa

  • Final decision on whether or not Aso goes to the G20 meeting depends on the National Diet
Still some uncertainty surrounding the matter after earlier news said that finance minister Taro Aso is unsure whether he will be attending the G20 meeting in Buenos Aires later this month.

Meanwhile, USD/JPY has just touched session highs of 106.81 as yen pairs slide on the session. No news cited so far, but the Nikkei also touched session highs on the day following the lunch break - now up by 0.45% on the day.