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US dollar rises against major currencies

IANS  |  New York 

The US index climbed as geopolitical tensions in the eased.

The index, which tracks the greenback against six major peers, was up 0.19 per cent at 89.737 in late trading on Thursday, reported.

In late trading, the euro dropped to $1.2330 from $1.2365 in the previous session, and the British pound increased to $1.4226 from $1.4176 in the previous session. The Australian was down to $0.7756 from $0.7757.

The US dollar bought 107.20 Japanese yen, higher than 106.91 Japanese yen of the previous session.

The US dollar was up to 0.9621 Swiss franc from 0.9580 Swiss franc, and it rose to 1.2587 Canadian dollars from 1.2578 Canadian dollars.

US said Wednesday that should get ready for missile attacks against He amended the warning on Thursday, saying a military strike "could be very soon or not so soon at all."

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 06:56 IST
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