TOKYO/SYDNEY The dollar rose against the yen on Monday as Japan's leader criticized excessively volatile currency markets, and most regional equity markets gained, curbing demand for save-haven yen.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS added 1.8 percent following a loss of almost 4 percent last week, while Japan's Nikkei stock index .N225 was up 5.5 percent.
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