The dollar fell against the yen on Friday after a much softer-than-forecast U.S. non-farm payrolls report, backing expectations of gradual pace of interest rate increases this year.

The dollar added gains broadly on Friday as a much stronger-than-expected rise in U.S.

Fighting in Libya and Iraq spurred output worries that brought brent up to $61.
Brent crude fell flat after bearish U.S. data and lack of Iran deal.

Companies added more workers than forecast in December, indicating the U.S. job market was sustaining strength as 2014 drew to a close, according to a private report based on payrolls.

Employers boosted payrolls in April by the most in two years and the jobless rate plunged to 6.3 percent shows confidence in the U.S. economy.
Gold pared a weekly decline in London after prices held above a technical level.
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Treasuries rose after a government report showed the U.S. added fewer jobs than forecast in December, curbing bets the Federal Reserve will further reduce quantitative bond purchases later this month.
The U.S. economy added only 74,000 jobs in December when analysts were expecting to see a gain of approximately 200,000. The unemployment rate fell to 6.7%.