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Fall for yen, rise for Canadian dollar

By Ricky Bean May 19th, 2016

Japan’s startup shares plunged by the most in three months, sparking widespread volatility which led the Japanese yen to fall against most other currencies, including sterling, against which the yen weakened by 1.5%.

Elsewhere, the Canadian economy enjoyed some good results in its foreign security purchases which meant that the Canadian dollar was the second best performer, behind sterling.

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