Usd/jpy - 98.60 ... The greenback retreated against the Japanese yen on rumors that opposition Democratic Party leader Ichiro Ozawa looked set to ride out a fundraising scandal that has clouded his party's prospects for an election. Offers are now noted at 98.80/90, 99.20 (sizeable) n further out at 99.50/60. On the downside, bids by Japanese corps. are reported at 98.00 n further out at 97.50/60.