The dollar climbed to 111.44 yen at one point before fetching 111.35-38 yen at 5 p.m., compared with 110.33-43 yen in New York and 109.77-78 yen in Tokyo at 5 p.m. Friday. It changed hands most frequently at 110.82 yen, and its lowest quote during Tokyo trading was 110.42 yen.
The euro was quoted at $1.1122-1124 and 123.86-90 yen against $1.1110-1120 and 122.48-58 yen in New York and $1.1175-1176 and 122.67-71 yen in Tokyo late Friday afternoon.
Her comments were seen as the latest hints of an approaching U.S. rate hike after a series of hawkish comments from Fed officials already boosted dollar-bullish bets.
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