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Talk of fresh BOJ easing sends yen down

Market seizes on Abe adviser's suggestion that the central bank's Oct 30 meeting is a good opportunity for another round of easing

JITTERY MOOD: The yen slid below 121 to the dollar at one point in Tokyo trading, in a market already on edge from uncertainty over when the Fed will raise rates and the turbulence from the yuan's devaluation.


THE yen fell against the dollar and other currencies on Friday, as highly nervous currency markets seized on the comment by an adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe - that the Bank of Japan (BOJ) might launch further monetary easing next month - sparking a selling of the...

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