A single pair of premium melons fetched a record 3.2 million yen ($29,300) at A May 26 auction in Japan, where the fruit is regarded as a status symbol.
The yen hit a 16-month high against the United States dollar on March 23, while the Turkish Lira skidded to a record low as rising global trade tensions triggered a bout of investor jitters.
TOKYO, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Japan's trade ministry has almost doubled the estimated cost of compensation for the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and decommissioning of the damaged Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear plant to more than 20 trillion yen ($177.51 billion), the Nikkei business daily reported on Nov. 27.
In a leading index of global financial centers Istanbul has fallen 12 places to 57th, mainly due to uncertainties.
Istanbul's overall average rating is 591 in the 20th Z/Yen global financial centers index (GFCI) of 87 financial centers, down from 636 and 45th place in the previous list, which was released in March.