Dollar Mixed After U.S. Jobs Report

NEW YORK (AP) -- The dollar is mixed against most major currencies after the U.S. government said employer's added jobs last month, but the unemployment rate rose.

The Labor Department said 157,000 jobs were added in January. The unemployment rate rose to 7.9 percent, from 7.8 percent in December.

The euro rose to $1.3660 in afternoon trading from $1.3574 late Thursday.

The British pound fell to $1.5713 from $1.5859.

The dollar rose to 92.72 Japanese yen from 91.38 Japanese yen.

The dollar fell to 0.9076 Swiss franc from 0.9098 Swiss franc.


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