Usd/jpy - 89.20 ... The greenback extended intra-day rise to 89.28 after the release of better-than-expected U.S. retail sales data which rose by 1.3% versus the expectation of 0.7% increase. The core retail sales also rose by 1.2, much higher than economists' forecast of an increase of 0.4%. Bids by various accounts are reported at 89.00, 88.70/80 n further out at 88.50/55 with stops seen below 88.40/45. On the upside, offers are tipped at 89.45/50 with option-related stops seen abv 89.50.