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Won leads Asian currencies amid US Fed anxiety

ASIA ADVANCE:An analysts said emerging markets had a strong start to the year, but uncertainty about the end of bond-buying in the US saw most currencies fall on Friday


The US dollar gained 1.1 percent to US$1.3069 per euro this week after falling the previous three weeks. The US currency rose 2.6 percent to ¥88.15 and touched ¥88.41 on Friday, the highest level since July 2010. The yen slid 1.4 percent to ¥115.21 per euro.

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