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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