New Japanese government takes other nations to task over currencies

Japan's new finance minister, Taro Aso, called on Europe and the U.S. to act to strengthen their currencies against the yen, which he noted is falling but remains overvalued. A weaker yen is part of the new government's dramatic strategy to revive Japan's economy, which even now is generating sharp reactions in the currency and the nation's stock market.

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