Usd/jpy - 89.70 ... Despite dlr's brief rise to 90.42 this morning on dlr's broad-based weakness, the pair retreated to 89.64 due to active cross-buying in yen versus euro (eur/yen fell fm 132.04 to as low as 131.15). Regional bourses are mixed with Nikkei-225 pared most of its gains n last trading up 1 points while HSI ended the morning session down by 153 points. Offers fm various accounts are seen up fm 89.90 to 90.20 with mixture of offers n stops placed at 90.50 n further out at 90.70/80. On the downside, bids fm Asian players are noted at 89.40/50 n 89.20 with stops (sizeable) emerging below 89.00 lvl.