The IRS says thieves stole the information of more than 100,000 tax payers. They say these criminals had prior access to taxpayers' personal information, including social security numbers.
The dollar was sitting around eight-year highs against the yen Wednesday following upbeat US data, while the euro came under further selling pressure on growing fears Greece will default on its debt obligations.
The yuan is now the region's leading currency for doing business with China, trumping the Japanese yen and the Hong Kong dollar as Beijing aggressively pushes its currency through international trade channels.
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SEOUL May 27 Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Wednesday there were no signs of extreme movements in the U.S. real estate and financial markets, but criticised the U.S.