NEW YORK, April 7 The dollar fell against the
yen on Friday after a much softer-than-forecast U.S. non-farm
payrolls report, backing expectations of gradual pace of
interest rate increases this year.
U.S. non-farm payrolls increased by 98,000 jobs last month
as the retail sector shed employment for a second straight
month, the Labor Department said on Friday, the fewest since
The dollar fell 0.4 percent to 110.36 yen, after the
data, while the euro rose against the greenback and was last
flat at $1.0638.
(Reporting by Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss)