The dollar slid 0.2 percent to $1.3803 per euro at 6:57 a.m. New York time after reaching $1.3822, the weakest since November 2011. It declined 0.1 percent to ¥97.33 after touching ¥97.16 yesterday, the lowest level since Oct. 9. Europe’s shared currency rose 0.2 percent to ¥134.37.
The greenback fell for a third day versus the yen before a report today that analysts said will show continuing jobless claims in the U.S. rose. The euro pared an advance versus Japan’s currency after an industry report showed manufacturing and services output in the currency bloc expanded less this month than economists forecast. Norway’s krone advanced after the central bank said the currency has weakened since its last policy decision as it left its key interest rate unchanged