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Dollar climbs to 9-month high versus yen

Reuters – ‎1 hour ago‎

By Nia Williams | LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar climbed to a nine-month high versus the yen on Friday after data showed persistent negative price pressures in Japan that were likely to keep the Bank of Japan’s focus on monetary easing and undermine the yen.

The dollar also gained against the euro, which was hurt by lingering concerns about the euro zone debt crisis.

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