Yen Advances With Metals as Stocks Decline in Europe, Japan

Yen Advances With Metals as Stocks Decline in Europe, Japan

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The yen, which lost 9.8 percent against the dollar in the past three months, strengthened after the Bank of Japan pledged to buy about 13 trillion yen in assets a month from January 2014 and doubled its inflation target without setting a deadline.