Australian dollar gains after election surprise, yen slips

FILE PHOTO: Australian dollars are seen in an illustration photo February 8, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

TOKYO (Reuters) – The Australian dollar got a boost against the greenback on Monday following a surprise election victory by the country’s conservative government, while the yen dipped slightly on a recovery in market sentiment. The dollar index against a basket of six currencies was largely steady at 97.970, having booked its biggest weekly rise […]

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