March 26, 2013 / 5:20 PM / 5 years ago

Dollar extends gains versus yen, hits session high

NEW YORK, March 26 (Reuters) - The dollar extended gains versus the yen to hit a session high in early afternoon trade on Tuesday.

Some traders said a bounce in Treasury yields helped lift dollar/yen.

The dollar rose as high as 94.61 yen, according to Reuters data, and was last at 94.55, up 0.4 percent on the day.

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