Usd/jpy - 99.69...Dlr rose briefly abv the 100.00 lvl for the 1st time since Nov '08 on buying fm U.S. funds (offers at 100.00/10 were absorbed) b4 retreating on profit taking n also

selling fm exporters n Japanese names. Regional equity markets are trading modestly higher following the o/n 216-point rise in the Dow. Bids are reported at 99.30/40 n 99.00/10 while on the upside, offers are noted fm 100.20 up to 100.50...