LOS ANGELES – The euro pulled back against the U.S. dollar Wednesday, ahead of the release of German growth data. The shared currency bought $1.3634 compared with $1.3679 late Tuesday in North America. Meanwhile, the British pound traded at $1.6404, lower than $1.6444, and the greenback extended its advance against the Japanese yen, buying �104.39 from �104.14. The ICE dollar index , a measure of the dollar against six other currencies, rose to 80.852 from 80.631. The WSJ Dollar Index , a rival gauge of the dollar's strength, climbed to 74.17 from 73.95 on Tuesday.
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