Japan – a new, stealthier way of FX market intervention;
Korea (South) – turbulent ratification of the trade pact with the US;
Portugal – the bailout may fall short;
South Africa – taxes may be imposed on some exports and a bill threatens the freedom of information.
Other news items are on Austria, Brazil China, Egypt, Hungary, Russia, Singapore and Spain
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