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Yen slide drawing China, S Korea flak

But neither Beijing nor Seoul has attempted currency market intervention
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 06:00

Downwards: The yen fell to 105.415 against the US dollar at one point yesterday. - PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

ALREADY in political hot water with its neighbours over Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's controversy-provoking visit last week to Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine, Japan is ending the year in a burst of economic flak from China and South Korea over the rapidly depreciating yen. As the yen hit a new five-year

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