The euro extended an advance against the yen after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank took decisions on ways to enhance credit at a meeting in Bratislava.
The euro gained 1.1 percent to 129.76 yen as of 1:38 p.m. London time. It rose 0.1 percent to $1.3194.
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