NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar gained ground in late trading of Thursday as drafted Brexit deal faces new uncertainty amid political crisis in the United Kingdom.
The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, increased 0.13 percent at 96.9293 in late trading.
In late New York trading, the euro rose to 1.1348 dollars from 1.1338 dollars in the previous session, and the British pound decreased to 1.2796 dollars from 1.3036 U.S. dollars in the previous session. The Australian dollar increased to 0.7290 dollar from 0.7246 dollar.
The U.S. dollar bought 113.59 Japanese yen, higher than 113.48 Japanese yen of the previous session. The U.S. dollar was up to 1.0057 Swiss franc from 1.0046 Swiss franc, and it was down to 1.3170 Canadian dollars from 1.3225 Canadian dollars.