July 18, 2019 / 7:03 PM / 5 months ago

Dollar falls as Fed's Williams' remarks stoke rate-cut bets

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Dollar banknotes are seen in this photo illustration taken February 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar extended its losses against the euro, yen and other major currencies on Thursday as remarks from New York Federal Reserve President John Williams increased bets the central bank would lower interest rates at month-end.

At 2:52 p.m. EDT (1852 GMT), the euro was up 0.32% at $1.1262, while the greenback was down 0.37% at 107.545 yen.

Reporting by Richard Leong; Editing by Chris Reese

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