FOREX-Dollar edges higher after U.S. producer prices surge

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* U.S. producer prices post solid rise; jobless claims fall   * Dollar index up 0.1% (Updates prices, market activity, comments to U.S. market open; changes dateline, previous LONDON)   By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed and Iain Withers   NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar edged higher against a basket of currencies on Thursday, after data showed producer prices posted their largest annual increase in more than a decade in the 12 months through July, suggesting inflation pressures remain strong.   The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six rivals, was 0.083% higher at 92.97.   U.S. producer prices increased more than expected in July, a Labor Department report showed on Thursday, suggesting inflation could remain high as strong demand fuelled by the recovery continues to hurt supply chains.   The producer price index (PPI) for final demand increased 1.0% last month after rising 1.0% in June. In the 12 months through July, the PPI jump
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