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Japan to remain on guard over financial mkts -MOF senior official
TOKYO, June 18 |
TOKYO, June 18 (Reuters) - Japan will remain on guard over the situation in the financial markets after Sunday's election in Greece although there is relief that the worst-case scenario has not come to pass, a senior finance ministry official said on Monday.
"We're closely watching the election and the market situation," the official told reporters.
The euro rose after early results of a second Greek election in as many months showed parties committed to its debt bailout plan were on course to secure a slim parliamentary majority, defeating radical leftists who rejected austerity and may have jeopardised the indebted country's future in the euro zone. ((firstname.lastname@example.org)(Reuters Messaging:email@example.com)(+81-3-6441-1983)
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