Yen Gains Versus Dollar, Euro After Japan Trade Balance Data
The yen gained against the dollar and euro after Japan said exports fell 2.7 percent in February from a year earlier, less than economists had forecast.
The Japanese currency climbed 0.2 percent to 83.25 per dollar as of 8:53 a.m. in Tokyo. It added 0.2 percent to 110.00 against the euro.
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