The kiwi touched ¥72.87.
Jason Walls and ANZ's Sam Tuck discuss the global currency market news. With special audio feature.
Lessons can be learned from the failure of Japan's devaluation
UPDATED A decline in the yen crimps the value of Japanese sales.
"Fiscal cliff" talks are set to resume as President Obama cuts short his Hawaiian holiday; Japan's currency falls to lowest since 2010.
As a result, investors eschewed risk-sensitive currencies such as the kiwi and Australian dollars.
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