The dollar fell against the yen on Thursday after the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said its index of business conditions in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic region fell in August to -7.7 from 5.1 in July.

The dollar dropped to 84.93 yen JPY= after the data from around 85.23 yen prior to the release of the report, down 0.6 percent on the day. The euro was at $1.2866 EUR= from $1.2874 just before the data, up 0.1 percent from the prior New York close. (Reporting by Nick Olivari; Editing by James Dalgleish)