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Dollar near two-year lows vs. euro after Draghi comments

July 21, 2017 By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) – The dollar headed for weekly losses on Friday, wallowing at its lowest levels against the euro in nearly two years after what markets perceived as hawkish talk from European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi. But the Australian dollar skidded against the greenback after contrastingly dovish comments from a Reserve Bank of Australia official. The dollar index, which tracks the U.S. currency against a basket of six major rivals, was flat on the day at 94.322, not far from its overnight low…

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Dollar on tenterhooks as investors await Fed policy clues

June 14, 2017 TOKYO (Reuters) – The dollar eased on Wednesday with investors looking past an expected U.S. rate hike later in the day for clues on Federal Reserve policy for the rest of the year. The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major rivals, edged down 0.1 percent to 96.930 . Against the yen, the dollar inched 0.1 percent lower to 109.98 , while the euro added 0.1 percent to $1.1217 . The Fed is scheduled to announce its monetary policy decision at 2…

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