NEW YORK, May 22- The dollar rose to a 4-1/ 2- year high against the yen and a near three-year peak against a currency basket on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke stoked speculation the U.S. central bank could slow its asset buying in coming months.» Read More
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The euro tumbled against the yen on concerns about Europe's debt problem and the yen pushed higher against the dollar as well, sending Japanese export stocks skidding. Trading volumes were also low. Makiko Utsuda from The Nikkei has the details.