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Review: Dollar firms, U.S. job data in focus

The dollar was firm against a basket of major currencies on Friday, as investors awaited U.S. jobs data report.

The dollar index traded at 94.684, having jumped from a one-week trough of 94.411 touched on Thursday.

Versus the yen, the greenback lost 0.1 percent to 114.00 yen.

The euro was flat at $1.1659.

The pound rose 0.1 percent to $1.3070, having dropped 1.4 percent on Thursday after BoE increased its benchmark Bank Rate for the first time in a decade.

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