Euro rises to session high vs dollar after U.S. data

NEW YORK Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:39pm IST

NEW YORK Jan 29 (Reuters) - The euro rose to a session high against the dollar on Tuesday after data showed U.S. consumer confidence dropped in January to its lowest level in more than a year.

The euro rose as high as $1.3493 on Reuters data, the highest since Dec. 2, 2011, before pulling back to last trade at $1.3483, up 0.2 percent on the day.

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