The dollar was living on borrowed time on Friday after US lawmakers delayed a vote on a healthcare bill seen as crucial to President Donald Trump’s policy credibility.
Asian share markets were in limbo as a vote on the American Health Care Act might not happen until later Friday or Monday, as it meets opposition from warring factions within the Republicans themselves.
Japan’s Nikkei added 0.3 percent. A Reuters poll published on Friday showed confidence among Japanese manufacturers rose for a seventh straight month to a three-year high.
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