LOS ANGELES – Major currency pairs traded little changed Monday in Asia, with the U.S. dollar sitting just slightly higher than its level late last week. The ICE dollar index , which tracks the U.S. unit against six rivals, edged up to 81.283 from 81.247 late Friday in North America. Similarly, the WSJ Dollar Index rose to 74.46 from 74.44. The euro was little changed at $1.3491, compared to $1.3489 at the end of the previous week, while the British pound inched lower to $1.6424 from $1.6443. The Japanese yen traded flat after losing hold of some brief gains, with the dollar changing hands at �102.08 versus Friday's �102.04. The Australian dollar saw a fractional loss after a spate of weak data, easing to 87.44 U.S. cents from 87.49 U.S. cents.
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