The greenback hit a 24-year high of 139.59 against the yen in early Asia trade, a gain of about 0.5% on the previous day’s close. Expectations for a 75-basis-point U.S. rate hike at next month’s Federal Reserve meeting are rising on the back of solid economic data, with Fed funds futures last pointing to a 73% chance of such an increase.
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Indian equities tracking positive global cues ended higher on the last trading day of the week. Nifty at the close edged higher by 0.25% to