Japan’s yen bounces briefly after Kuroda comments

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By Vidya Ranganathan SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The yen won a brief reprieve after hitting fresh two-decade lows from Japanese policymaker comments on Monday, even as holidays confined the U.S. dollar to narrow ranges against most other currencies. The yen fell to a two-decade low of 126.795 in early Asian trading, before both Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki voiced concerns and caused it to bounce as far as 126.25. But the rally proved short-lived and it was soon back around 126.57. With the Easter holiday in Australia, Hong Kong and other parts of Asia d…

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