Jesper Koll
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Global uncertainty still hurting Japanese yen currency

Japan's central bank meets later on Thursday to decide whether to take action to stimulate the economy.

On Tuesday, the yen - considered a safe-haven currency - surged to a record high ahead of the eurozone crisis meeting, and Japanese leaders have warned that its continued rise will hurt Japan's economic outlook.

The BBC's Rico Hizon spoke to Jesper Koll, Japan director of research at JP Morgan in Tokyo, who said there were no quick solutions to the eurozone problem.

  • 27 Oct 2011