U.S. inflation test looms large, dollar falls

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar slid to a 15-month low against the yen on Wednesday, while world stock markets found firmer ground ahead of U.S. inflation numbers that could soothe, or inflame, fears of faster interest-rate hikes globally. European stock markets opened the day higher, with blue-chip indexes in London .FTSE, Paris .FCHI and Frankfurt .GDAXI up 0.6-0.9 percent on the day. U.S. stoc...