USD/JPY - 86.53.. When asked about the yen's recent strength in Tokyo morning, Japan's Deputy FinMin. Ikeda told reporters that gov't has been saying it wants to avoid excessive rise in the yen. Meanwhile, rumors are flowing that Japanese exporters are lowering offers in USD/JPY fm 89.00 to 87.00-50. Some are said to have even sold the pair above 86.50 earlier. Despite weakness to 86.34, dlr has rebounded to 86.64. Bids are placed around 86.34 (rumour of huge bid by KAMPO at 86.00/10) while offers are seen at previous sup of 86.86.