Lingering concerns about the political uncertainty in Italy sent the euro lower against the dollar. [CNBC]
Japan's prime minister named an aggressive easing advocate to head the Bank of Japan, as expected, and the showed little reaction. [CNBC]
Australian companies reported better than expected investment intentions, and the Australian dollar rose. [WSJ]
Improving business confidence in New Zealand sent the New Zealand dollar higher. [tvnz.co.nz]
Investors worried about poor economic growth in South Africa, and the softened. [CNBC]
's central bank tightened rules on fixing onshore rates for the ringgit in a big to improve the integrity of the rate-setting process. [CNBC]
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