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Greenback tumbles vs yen and Swiss franc
On Tuesday, the US currency declined versus the Japanese yen as well as Swiss franc because global tensions resumed amid signs more missile tests could be conducted by North Korea.
The greenback slumped 0.4% being worth 109.335 yen, approaching a minimum of 109.220 reached the previous day following a hydrogen bomb test by North Korea on Sunday.
The Swiss franc ascended 0.2% reaching $0.9548 franc per greenback, contributing to revenues from Monday, when it went up 0.7%.
Geopolitical resumed after on Sunday North Korea dared to conduct a mighty nuclear test. In general, the region has remained quite nervous, getting ready for more North Korean missile tests amid evident signs of activity by Pyongyang ahead of September 9, when the isolated nation marks its founding day.
The isolated country has been caught moving what might be another intercontinental ballistic missile towards its west coast. That’s what South Korea's Asia Business Daily informed on Tuesday, referring to an unidentified intelligence source.
Canada will publish employment change and an unemployment rate on Friday, at 15:30 MT time.
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The Reserve Bank of New Zealand will hold a meeting on Wednesday, April 14, at 05:00 MT.