The dollar extends its move higher against the yen after dovish comments from the Bank of Japan,...

|By:, SA News Editor

The dollar extends its move higher against the yen after dovish comments from the Bank of Japan, with Governor Masaaki Shirakawa saying "the BOJ will continue with powerful monetary easing" and that the bank's 1% consumer inflation target, which could prompt policy tightening, is still a long way off. USD +0.15% ¥79.02.