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Dollar Index Rises to Highest Level In More Than Six Months

September 11, 2011

Sept. 12 (Bloomberg) -- The dollar index rose to its highest level in more than six months on renewed fears that European policy makers are failing to contain the euro-area’s debt problems.

The index climbed to 77.546 at 6:56 a.m. in Tokyo from 77.192 in New York on Sept. 9. It increased as high as 77.551, its highest level since Feb. 23. The index tracks the greenback versus the currencies of six U.S. trading partners.

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