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Dollar hits new 7-month low vs yen after US jobless claims
September 13, 2012 / 12:46 PM / 5 years ago

Dollar hits new 7-month low vs yen after US jobless claims

NEW YORK, Sept 13 (Reuters) - The dollar hit a fresh seven-month low against the yen on Thursday after U.S. jobless claims came in worse than expected in the latest week.

The dollar fell to 77.54 yen, its lowest since mid-February. It was last at 77.59, down 0.3 percent on the day.

U.S. jobless claims were at 382,000, the highest in two months. Economists had forecast claims rising to 370,000.

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