The yen weakens to ¥83.11, with dollar/yen rising back to the range in which it spent the...

|By:, SA News Editor

The yen weakens to ¥83.11, with dollar/yen rising back to the range in which it spent the several months prior to the earthquake. Japanese shares +2.6%, return to just slightly below their pre-earthquake levels. Hitachi (HIT) is a big winner, +8.7% on good news about plant reopenings. Premarket: EWJ +1.1%.