Continued jawboning by Shinzo Abe - the man who looks to be the next Japanese PM - fails to do a...

|By:, SA News Editor

Continued jawboning by Shinzo Abe - the man who looks to be the next Japanese PM - fails to do a lot for the yen. Amidst a weak retail sales report, he again calls for unlimited monetary easing and says the BOJ governor must be held accountable if a 2% inflation target (not yet official policy) isn't hit. The dollar is up a hair on the yen, buying ¥82.13.