The Japanese yen extended previous session's downtrend against most of its major counterparts during early Asian deals on Friday. The yen was worth fresh multi-month lows of 146.87 against the British pound and 87.93 versus the Swiss franc at about 6:00 pm ET, compared to yesterday's New York session close of 146.60 and 87.80, respectively. Against the euro, the yen ticked down and touched a multi-day low of 134.21 by about 6:00 pm ET.

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