Japan to promote direct Asian currency exchanges

TOKYO — Japan’s Ministry of Finance seeks to create a market enabling direct exchanges of the yen and other Asian currencies without using the dollar as an intermediary, an idea that could reduce funding costs for financial institutions and businesses.
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