March 9, 2020 / 4:03 AM / a month ago

Japan finance minister Aso says he's closely watching forex market

FILE PHOTO: Japanese finance minister Taro Aso takes questions at the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington, U.S., Oct. 18, 2019. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Monday that nervous moves were seen in the foreign-exchange market and that he was closely watching currencies.

Aso, speaking to reporters, declined to comment on whether Japan would intervene in the currency market.

Reporting by Tetsushi Kajimoto; Editing by Chris Gallagher

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