Dollar steady as yields rise, euro lifted by calls for less bond purchases

Dollar steady as yields rise, euro lifted by calls for less bond purchases

The dollar rose to its highest level in about two weeks versus the yen on Thursday, bolstered by this week's rise in U.S. bond yields. As the market shifts its attention to who will be the next Federal Reserve chair and this weekend's Japanese election, the greenback was slightly higher against its major rivals despite slipping against the euro.Original Article