Dollar, Yen Gain Amid U.S. Fiscal Cliff, European Crisis Concern

Dollar, Yen Gain Amid U.S. Fiscal Cliff, European Crisis Concern

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The dollar fetched $1.2754 per euro as of 9:19 a.m. in Tokyo from $1.2771 yesterday, when it touched $1.2737, the strongest since Sept. 7. The U.S. currency slid 0.1 percent to 79.90 yen after declining 0.4 percent yesterday. The euro lost 0.3 percent to 101.90 yen.