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Dollar Rises as Concern About Greece Meeting Saps Risk Appetite

February 20, 2012

Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) -- The dollar strengthened against most of its major counterparts as concern about the outcome of a meeting of European finance ministers on Greece spurred investor demand for haven assets.

The U.S. currency climbed 0.3 percent to $1.3206 per euro as of 8:25 a.m. in Tokyo.

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