Apple to hike app prices in Japan, Eurozone and other markets


Apple Inc. will raise the prices of apps sold on its products in some countries, including Japan, as well as in the euro zone next month, according to a notice from the IT giant, amid the strong rally in the US dollar against to other major currencies. The notice dated Monday says that in addition to apps for sale on iPhones and its other products, Apple will also raise prices for purchases made within each app starting Oct. 5. In Japan, for example, the minimum price for apps on the App Store sales platform will go up to 160 yen ($1.11) from 120 yen. The other economies concerned are Chile, Egypt, Malaysia, Pakistan, Poland…

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