July 7, 2011 / 12:33 PM / in 6 years

Dollar rises to session highs vs yen, euro on ADP

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NEW YORK, July 7 (Reuters) - The dollar extended gains versus the yen and euro on Thursday after a report showed the U.S. private sector added far more jobs than expected in June.

For more on ADP jobs data see [ID:nEAPA70EH0].

The dollar climbed as high as 81.41 yen JPY= after the number compared with 81.18 yen earlier. It was last at 81.35 yen, up 0.5 percent on the day.

The euro fell to a session low of $1.4232 and last traded at $1.4243 EUR=, down 0.5 percent on the day. (Editing by James Dalgleish)

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