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Aussie Dollar Weakens From 12-Week High Versus U.S. Counterpart

January 23, 2012

Jan. 24 (Bloomberg) -- The Australian dollar weakened from a 12-week high against its U.S. counterpart.

The so-called Aussie slid 0.3 percent to $1.0497 as of 1:47 p.m. in Sydney. It yesterday climbed as high as $1.0573, the strongest since Oct. 31. Australia’s currency lost 0.3 percent to 80.95 yen.

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