US dollar jumped to two and a half month high against major rival euro after Fed chief Janet Yellen hinted the possibility of a rate hike in June if economy continues to grow. Data last week showed that the US first quarter growth increased. US dollar became strong on Fed chief Janet Yellen's comments on a possible rate hike in next meet if the economy and employment sector continues to show steady growth. Higher rates are positive for the dollar because they make the U.S. currency more attractive to yield-seeking investors. The Fed Reserve increased interest rates in December last year for the first time in almost a decade. The Commerce Department reported that gross domestic product rose at an annualized rate of 0.8% in the three months to March, up from the initial estimate of 0.5%. The euro fell to the lowest level since mid-March against the dollar, with EUR/USD down 0.71% at 1.1115 late Friday.