The Japanese currency edged higher against its major opponents on Wednesday morning in Asia. The yen advanced to a 6-day high of 132.07 versus the euro by 10:10 pm ET. The yen also ticked up to 146.87 against the pound, 100.09 versus the US dollar and 87.26 against the Swiss franc by this time. The Japanese currency was worth 133.30 against the euro, 147.98 versus the pound, 100.43 against the buck and 87.93 against the Swiss franc at Tuesday's North American close.

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