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Yellen's rate comments shore up US$ sentiment

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Fed Chair Janet Yellen's comments that the central bank was poised to raise rates in 2015 also shored up sentiment towards the US dollar, traders said.

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THE US dollar hit a one-month high against a basket of major currencies on Monday after stronger-than-expected underlying US inflation bolstered the Federal Reserve's case for an interest rate hike later this year.

Fed Chair Janet Yellen's comments that the central bank was

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