US dollar falls on mixed data

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New York, Feb 26 (IANS) The US dollar decreased against most major currencies as the economic data from the country came out mixed.

In the late New York trading on Thursday, the euro rose to $1.1024 from $1.1013 of the previous session, and the British pound climbed to $1.3965 from $1.3922, Xinhua news agency reported.

The Australian dollar went up to $0.7231 from $0.7203.

The US dollar bought 112.96 Japanese yen, higher than 111.77 yen of the previous session.

The US dollar increased to 0.9903 Swiss franc from 0.9884 Swiss franc but dropped to 1.3540 Canadian dollars from 1.3703 Canadian dollars.

The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six other currencies, was down 0.07 percent at 97.393 in late trading.

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