Shirakawa Bows to Yen Bulls as Intervention Fails on Euro Escape

Shirakawa Bows to Yen Bulls as Intervention Fails on Euro Escape

A Chinese bank clerk shows off 10000 Japanese Yen notes among the stacks of 100 yuan notes, at a bank in Huaibei, east China's Anhui province. Photograph: STR/AFP/GettyImages