In the New York foreign exchange market on the 28th, the yen exchange rate temporarily dropped to the low 136 yen level against the backdrop of the view that the interest rate differential between Japan and the United States would widen.

In the New York foreign exchange market on the 28th, there was a move to sell the yen and buy dollars with higher yields, so the yen exchange rate temporarily dropped to the low 136 yen level per dollar.



In the foreign exchange market, the yen depreciated to the upper half of the 136 yen level last week, and after renewing the yen's depreciation for the first time in about 24 years, there was a move to buy back the yen, but on this day the yen regained its strength. It was sold.



In the New York crude oil market, WTI futures, which is an indicator of international crude oil prices, temporarily rose to the $ 112 level per barrel for the first time in a week.



It is expected that economic activities will be normalized and demand for crude oil will increase after the Chinese government announced a policy to shorten the period of isolation required for foreign visitors as a countermeasure against the new coronavirus. The background is that it came out.



In addition, the New York Stock Exchange saw an increase in sell orders as economic indicators of consumer sentiment fell short of market expectations, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average temporarily dropped by more than $ 500.



The closing price was $ 39,946,99, which is $ 491,27 lower than the previous day.



The Nasdaq stock index, which has many IT-related stocks, also fell 2.9% from the previous day.

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