Money in Motion

Dollar Slips, Yen Slides, Egypt Gets Tough


As Japan's new prime minister took power, expectations of central bank stimulus moves sent the yen to a 20-month low. [CNBC]

The dollar sank against major European currencies in European trading. [RTT]

Norway's prime minister said a new crisis in the euro zone is a possibility in 2013. []

Brazil's real gained as the central bank sold dollars. [Reuters]

In an attempt to counter downward pressure on the Egyptian pound, officials banned travelers from carrying more than $10,000 in or out of the country. [Reuters]