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​Weaker, USD/JPY Back Close To 133.00 Ahead Of Tokyo CPI Print ​​


USD/JPY is firmer in early Friday dealings. The pair is back to Thursday session highs, close to 133.00 (last 132.95/00). This is around 0.2% weaker in yen terms versus the NY close. Coming up shortly is a host of local data prints, headlined by Tokyo March CPI. The market expects core (ex fresh food and energy) to firm further from 3.1% to 3.2% y/y. The headline is expected to ease from 3.4% y/y to 3.2%.

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