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North Korea missile triggers brief risk-off trade in Tokyo

Dollar returns to lower 110 yen range, Nikkei also up

MASAYUKI YUDA, Nikkei staff writer | Japan

TOKYO -- North Korea's ballistic missile launch this morning threw a scare into some investors in Tokyo, but only briefly, as an initial risk-off trade quickly fizzled out.

The dollar dipped to the upper 109 yen range in the early morning, but is now hovering around 110, not much changed from yesterday afternoon.

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