Currency Asian currencies fall as rising US bond yields support the dollar Updated : May 15, 2018 11:52 AM IST The dollar index against a basket of six major currencies edged up 0.2 percent to 92.792 at 0502 GMT. Asian currencies weakened on Tuesday with the South Korean won and Indonesian rupiah falling the most, as easing trade tensions helped shore up the dollar and push up US bond yields. The Philippine peso fell 0.4 percent to 52.677 to the dollar, its lowest level in nearly 12 years. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.