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Dollar hits 15-month low against yen after Yellen testimony

The dollar fell to a 15-month low against the yen on Wednesday as investors packed into the safe-haven Japanese currency, backing away from earlier optimism that the Federal Reserve would continue to raise interest rates.

Dollar up in Asian trade

The euro bought $1.1141 in late-morning Singapore trade from $1.1146 in New York late Monday, while the dollar climbed to 120.15 yen from 120.14 yen.

Yen plunges to near seven-year low in Tokyo after BoJ easing

The yen plunged to a near seven-year low in Asia on Friday after the Bank of Japan said it would expand its already vast asset-purchasing programme in a bid to kickstart the economy.

Yen advances in Asian trade

Trading was quiet with Japanese financial markets closed for a holiday.

Euro rallies after German central banker`s comments

The euro reached two-year highs against other major currencies on Friday after hawkish comments by a German central banker.