The yen weakened versus the dollar and euro as Asian shares pared early losses.
The yen slid 0.5 percent to 77.24 per dollar as of 10:35 a.m. in Tokyo, and lost 0.5 percent to 104.19 against the euro. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index of shares rose 0.2 percent after earlier declining as much as 0.7 percent.
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