Japan Yosano: weak yen boosts vulnerability to oil price rise

TOKYO (Reuters) – – Japanese Economics Minister Kaoru Yosano said on Tuesday that the yen’s recent weakening means that rising crude oil prices may directly hurt Japan’s economy.

He added that the Japanese public wanted the formation of a grand coalition government in Japan to fulfill their expectations.

(Reporting by Kaori Kaneko and Leika Kihara; Editing by Edmund Klamann)

Japan Yosano: weak yen boosts vulnerability to oil price rise