New York, August 9 (Xinhua)-The US dollar rose in late Monday trading amid a slump in the euro and pound sterling.
The dollar index, which measures greenbacks for the six major peers, rose 0.16 percent at 92.9410.
In the second half of New York trading, the euro fell from $ 1.1758 in the previous session to $ 1.1741 and the pound sterling fell from $ 1.3877 in the previous session to $ 1.3852. The Australian dollar fell from $ 0.7352 to $ 0.7335.
The US dollar bought 110.28 yen, which is higher than 110.20 yen in the previous session. The US dollar rose from CHF 0.9150 to CHF 0.9200, rising from CAD 1.2559 to CAD 1.2572.
The dollar index surged 0.58 percent on Friday after data showed that the US employment report in July was stronger than expected.
US dollar rises as euro, pound sterling
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