NEW YORK Jan 3 The dollar extended its gains
versus the euro and cut losses against the yen on Thursday after
data showed U.S. private-sector employers added 215,000 jobs in
December, well above economists' expectations.
The euro fell as low as $1.3085, near a session low
of $1.3082 set on Reuters data, and was last down 0.7 percent at
$1.3088. Before the release of the data, the euro was trading
The dollar traded as high as 87.09 yen after the
data, compared with 86.95 earlier. It was last down 0.3 percent
at 87.05 yen.