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Dollar underpinned by U.S. yields, sterling steadies

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By Lisa TwaroniteTOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar got support from higher U.S. Treasury yields in early Asian trading on Tuesday, while sterling arrested a recent slide, which followed concerns about Theresa May's ability to stay on as British prime minister.The dollar index, which tracks the U.S. currency against a basket of six major rivals, was steady on the day at 94.499 .Against its Japanese counterpart, the dollar inched 0.1 percent higher to 113.70 yen , but remained below its eight-month high of 114.735 hit last week."The dollar is getting support from U.S. yields, but I am actually ...

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First Published: Tue, November 14 2017. 06:14 IST