Dollar rallies versus yen after August jobs report

NEW YORK (BestGrowthStock) – The dollar jumped versus the yen to hit a session high on Friday after U.S. employment fell by far less than expected in August and private payrolls growth surprised on the upside.

The dollar hit as high as 85.17 yen, according to Reuters data, compared with 84.46 earlier. It was last at 85.10, up 1 percent on the day.

The euro was last at $1.2849, up 0.2 percent on the day, compared with $1.2833 before the release of the data.

(Reporting by Wanfeng Zhou; Editing by W Simon )

Dollar rallies versus yen after August jobs report