Usd/jpy - 98.80 ... The greenback maintained a firm undertone due to active cross selling in jpy (eur/jpy n gbp/jpy rallied abv 131.00 n 146.50) on the rise in U.S. stock markets. Bids by Japanese various accounts are noted at 98.50 n 98.10/20 with stops only emerging below 98.00. On the upside, some offers are reported ahead of 99.00 n 99.40/45 with stops seen abv 99.50.