TOKYO, March 4 The euro jumped and hit a session
high against the dollar on Tuesday after media reports that
Russian President Vladimir Putin had ordered troops engaged in
exercises this week to return to base.
Putin has ordered troops that took part in military
exercises, which Moscow denied were linked to events in Ukraine,
to return to base, Russian news agencies quoted the Kremlin
spokesman as saying.
The euro went as high as $1.3767, from $1.3734 late on
Monday. The dollar, which had slid against the safe-haven yen
over the past few days, also rose 0.4 percent to 101.81.