The Japanese yen weakened to around 156 per dollar as the Bank of Japan maintained its bond buying operations unchanged.

Speculation arises about the BOJ's strategy, especially as the yen previously gained strength amidst a weakening dollar.

BOJ Governor Kazuo Ueda revealed no immediate plans to sell off ETF holdings.

The BOJ's current and future decisions are crucial for navigating challenges and balancing economic stimulation with currency stability efforts.