The US dollar advanced further against most of its major counterparts during New York afternoon trading on Thursday. As of now, the greenback is trading near new multi-day highs of 98.85 against the Japanese yen and 1.4438 versus the British pound, compared to yesterday's close of 97.56 and 1.4555, respectively.

The US currency also traded up against the euro and Swiss franc in New York afternoon today. Currently, the greenback is worth 1.1286 against the Swiss franc and 1.3512 versus the euro.

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