Dollar off 5-month low vs yen

LONDON, Rajab 21, 1438, April 18, 2017, SPA — The dollar steadied against the yen on Tuesday, Reuters reported.
The dollar was last flat at 108.870 yen after rising in Asian trade to 109.225. It had sunk into a five-month trough of 108.130 earlier on Monday.
The dollar index, measuring it against a basket of major currencies, was 0.1 percent lower at 100.25 after rising to 100.40 earlier in the session.
The euro was a shade higher at $1.06490, having seen limited movement on Monday when many European markets were shut for the Easter holiday.
Weaker prices for iron ore continued to weigh on the Australian dollar, which dipped 0.6 percent to $0.7540 after rising to a two-week high above $0.7600 on the back of upbeat Chinese growth data.
–SPA
12:05 LOCAL TIME 09:05 GMT