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Euro Rises Versus Dollar, Yen as Asian Stocks Advance

October 24, 2011

Oct. 24 (Bloomberg) -- The euro climbed against the dollar and yen as gains in Asian shares supported demand for riskier assets.

The 17-nation currency reversed an early loss against the greenback, rising 0.3 percent to $1.3935 as of 7:01 a.m. in London. The euro advanced 0.3 percent to 106.29 yen.

The MSCI Asia Pacific Index jumped 2.7 percent today.

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