Euro falls against dollar after Draghi comments

AP News
Posted: Feb 08, 2013 3:56 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The euro fell against the dollar Friday a day after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said he will keep a close eye on the impact of a stronger euro.

The euro fell to $1.3363 in late trading Friday from $1.3401 late Thursday.

The dollar rose to 1.0031 Canadian dollars from 99.83 Canadian cents after Canada said that its economy shed 21,900 jobs last month.

In other trading, the British pound rose to $1.5797 from $1.5713.

The dollar fell to 92.83 Japanese yen from 93.52 yen and to 0.9172 Swiss franc from 0.9181 Swiss franc.