Posted by editor on March 23, 2017
The dollar gained against the yen in Asia on Thursday as investors looked ahead to a key test of Republican control of Congress and the presidency with the fate of a healthcare bill due for a vote.
USD/JPY changed hands at 111.43, up 0.24%, while AUD/USD traded at 0.7653, down 0.31%.
Earlier, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand held rates steady as expected at a record low 1.75% on Thursday, and said policy would retain an easing bias. NZD/USD traded at 0.7035, down 0.11%