Downside to the USA dollar and government bond yields came from President Donald Trump's verbal intervention on Thursday, when he told the Wall Street Journal the dollar was "getting too strong" and that he would prefer the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates low. Data on Friday showed USA retail sales fell for a second straight month in March and consumer prices dropped for the first time in just over a year.
The yield had risen above 2.6 percent in December and again in March, from around 1.85 percent before the US presidential election, on expectations of Trump's stimulus.
"We have some U.S. economic data later in the day, which ordinarily would likely have some affect on U.S. yields and the dollar, but with U.S. bond markets closed, it might not have much impact", said Ayako Sera, senior market economist at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust.
But the semi-annual U.S. Treasury currency report maintained the six countries on a "monitoring list" - China, Japan, Germany, South Korea, Taiwan and Switzerland.
The contract fell to a near five-month low of 215.5 yen on Thursday.
The dollar has given up three quarters of the gains it had made after the Trump's surprise election victory had boosted expectations that his stimulus and deregulation plans would buoy USA growth and inflation.
The euro stood at $1.0622, little moved so far, and not far from a one-month low of $1.0570 touched last Monday, with focus on the French presidential election.
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"(A) fter the share market gains of the a year ago, global. shares are a bit vulnerable to a correction and military conflict with North Korea may be a trigger.
The tougher stance taken by U.S. President Donald Trump with North Korea has increased regional tensions, with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rebuffing admonitions from China and proceeding with missile tests.
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