Dollar off two-month peak, yuan gains on bond benchmark inclusion

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By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar dipped from a two-month peak early on Friday as renewed hopes of U.S. stimulus eased investors' concerns about economic recovery, while the Chinese yuan gained after the country was added to a global bond benchmark. The dollar index edged down to 94.

313 <=USD>, after scaling a two-month high of 94.601 in Thursday's U.S session amid a bout of risk aversion. Currencies and stocks reversed direction, with U.S. equities gaining as traders latched on to hopes that stalled.

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