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Greenback Fortifies as Investors See U.S. Economy Healthy

A more grounded greenback hauled down the common currency and the sterling to their weakest levels in months as traders anticipated the U.S. economy to stay flexible to the spread of the coronavirus over the world, with finance information from a week ago fortifying investors' confidence.

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The Australian dollar added 0.3 percent to 0.6689 per buck, pulling away from 10 years low contacted before during the session. It has lost 4.5 percent this year. The Chinese yuan likewise gained 0.3 percent to 6.9893 per buck.

The U.S. currency, nonetheless, was more grounded versus other significant monetary standards.

It pushed the single currency to touch a 4-month low of $1.0942 and hauled the sterling down to a 2-1/2-month low of $1.2873.

Against the common currency, the sterling was unchanged at 85.03 pence.

The risk-off Japanese yen was exchanging neutral at 109.75 yen per buck, while bonds plunged and financial exchanges pared some early misfortunes with the wide demand for risk.

Source: Reuters


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