In the Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 17th, the long-term interest rate in the United States rose and the movement to buy the dollar spread, and the yen exchange rate temporarily reached the level for the first time in about 5 months, 1 dollar = the yen depreciated to the low 106 yen level Has progressed.
On the 17th, the yen exchange rate as of 5 pm was 106.02 yen to 3 yen, which is 54 yen weaker than the 16th.
With respect to the euro, the yen depreciated by 6 yen compared to the 16th, and the euro was 1 euro = 128 yen, which was just 4 yen.
In addition, the euro was 1 euro = 1.2073 to 74 dollars against the dollar.
Market officials said, "In response to the rise in long-term interest rates in the United States to the level for the first time in about a year, the interest rate difference between Japan and the United States has become conscious, and the movement to buy high-interest dollars has spread. A series of important economic statistics have been released to look at the real economy of the United States, and it is drawing attention. "