Dollar climbs to highest vs yen since August 2009

NEW YORK, March 7 Thu Mar 7, 2013 11:46am EST

NEW YORK, March 7 (Reuters) - The dollar rallied to its highest against the yen since August, 2009, using Reuters data, on expectations of aggressive easing from the Bank of Japan in the future.

The dollar was last up 1 percent against the yen at 94.95 yen with the session peak at 95.06 yen.

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