Dollar changes hands in upper 108 yen range in early trade in Tokyo

TOKYO, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar changed hands in the upper 108 yen zone in early deals in Tokyo on Friday, largely in line with its level in New York overnight.


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As markets opened here, the dollar was quoted at 108.90-91 yen, compared with 108.89-99 yen in New York and 108.86-87 yen at 5 p.m. on Thursday in Tokyo.

The euro, meanwhile, fetched 1.1029-1029 dollars and 120.10-11 yen against 1.1026-1036 dollars and 120.14-24 yen in New York, and 1.1011-1012 dollars and 119.87-91 yen in late Thursday afternoon trade in Tokyo.