Japan's central bank announced new stimulus plans and raised its inflation target, and the yen fell briefly before firming on disappointment that the stimulus is not immediate. [CNBC]
Japan's economics minister says the country has no intention of allowing politics to guide foreign exchange rates. [CNBC]
The euro fell briefly against the yen after worries that German banks will be asked to split their investment banking operations sent European stocks lower. [CNBC]
Lower volatility in the FX markets cooled demand for currency safe havens, and the dollar slipped. [dailyfx.com]
A survey of German economic sentiment beat expectations, enbaling the euro to reverse earlier weakness. [CNBC]
Brazil's real weakened early on worries about trade and investment outflows. [WSJ]
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