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Aussie and Kiwi ascend vs. fragile US dollar
On Thursday, the Australian and New Zealand dollars soared versus their American rival because market sentiment on the US currency was still uncertain notwithstanding upbeat minutes from the Fed’s latest gathering and positive American manufacturing activity data.
The currency pair AUD/USD surged 0.13% being worth 0.7845, which is off a two-and-a-half month maximum of 0.7857 reached overnight.
The greenback briefly revived after Fed policymakers ascertained referring to the minutes of the Fed's December gathering published on Wednesday, that the American labor market as well as economic activity are still firm, notwithstanding constantly low inflation.
The currency pair NZD/USD soared 0.38% reaching 0.7118.
Investors were currently looking ahead to American nonfarm payrolls data to be released on Friday.
Estimating the greenback’s value versus a trade-weighted basket of six main currencies, the US dollar index stood still 91.85.
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