US dollar mixed on soft data

New York, Feb 25 (IANS) The US dollar traded mixed against other major currencies as the economic data from the country came out worse than expected.

In late New York trading on Wednesday, the euro fell to $1.1013 from $1.1014 of the previous session, and the British pound decreased to $1.3922 from $1.4022, Xinhua news agency reported.

The Australian dollar went down to $0.7203 from $0.7214.

The US dollar bought 111.77 Japanese yen, lower than 112.00 yen of the previous session.

The dollar declined to 0.9884 Swiss franc from 0.9920 Swiss franc and dropped to 1.3703 Canadian dollars from 1.3758 Canadian dollars.

The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six other currencies, was down 0.03 percent at 97.451 in late trading.

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