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U.S. dollar slips as euro, sterling rise

22 Jun 2022, 05:44 GMT+10

NEW YORK, June 21 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar moved lower in late trading on Tuesday amid strength in the euro and the British pound.

The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, fell 0.15 percent to 104.4330.

In late New York trading, the euro increased to 1.0534 U.S. dollars from 1.0502 dollars in the previous session, and the British pound was up to 1.2277 U.S. dollars from 1.2238 dollars in the previous session. The Australian dollar was up to 0.6975 U.S. dollars from 0.6952 U.S. dollars.

The U.S. dollar bought 136.52 Japanese yen, higher than 135.12 Japanese yen of the previous session. The U.S. dollar fell to 0.9662 Swiss franc from 0.9689 Swiss franc, and it was down to 1.2919 Canadian dollars from 1.2994 Canadian dollars.

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