Euro Extends Advance as Draghi Says Rate Decision Was Unanimous

The euro extended its advance against the yen, climbing to the highest level since July 2011, after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the central bank’s decision to hold interest rates was unanimous.

The euro advanced 1.2 percent to 116.15 yen at 1:49 p.m. London time. It was 0.8 percent stronger at $1.3165.

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