Euro and Aussie extend gains vs dollar on Geithner

TOKYO, Oct 22 (BestGrowthStock) – The euro and the Australian dollar
hit their intraday highs, extending gains made earlier on Friday
after U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said in a letter
to G20 finance chiefs that Group of 20 nations should refrain
from currency policies aimed at gaining a competitive edge.

The euro touched an intraday high of $1.3971 (EUR=: ) and last
stood at $1.3962 for a gain of 0.3 percent on the day. The
Australian dollar climbed to $0.9855 (AUD=D4: ) and last stood at
$0.9846 for a gain of 0.6 percent on the day.
(Reporting by Masayuki Kitano; Editing by Joseph Radford)

Euro and Aussie extend gains vs dollar on Geithner