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Futures Market News and Commentary

Dollar Falls on Stalled Stimulus Talks and with Strength in EUR/USD

The dollar index (DXY00) on Thursday fell -0.102(-0.11%). Sep euro-fx futures (E6U0) closed up +0.0014 (+0.12%), and EUR/USD (^EURUSD) rose +0.0017 (+0.14%). Sep yen futures (J6U0) closed down -0.05 (-0.05%), and USD/JPY (^USDJPY) rose +0.05 (+0.05%).

The dollar index on Thursday moved lower and posted a 4-session low. The ongoing stalemate between U.S. lawmakers on a virus relief package weighed on the dollar Thursday. EUR/USD pushed higher Thursday on optimism about upcoming Brexit talks.

The stalled virus relief package talks are a negative factor for the dollar. House Speaker Pelosi late Wednesday rebuffed an "overture" from Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to restart talks, saying the Republicans hadn't budged from demands for a smaller stimulus. Also, Atlanta Fed President Bostic said on Thursday that "our policies and our tools are limited,” so "I'm hopeful there will be more fiscal policy relief" to aid the U.S. economy.

Thursday's U.S. economic data was posit... Read more

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