US dollar rises amid mixed data

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New York, Feb 24 (IANS) The US dollar increased against most major currencies amid mixed economic data from the country and rising concerns that Britain may leave the European Union (EU).

In late New York trading on Tuesday, the euro fell to $1.1014 from $1.1027 of the previous session, and the British pound decreased to $1.4022 from $1.4147, Xinhua news agency reported.

The Australian dollar went down to $0.7214 from $0.7229.

The US dollar bought 112.00 Japanese yen, lower than 112.79 yen of the previous session.

The dollar declined to 0.9920 Swiss franc from 0.9987 Swiss franc but rose to 1.3758 Canadian dollars from 1.3713 Canadian dollars.

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