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Greenback reaches one-and-half-month maximums as yields soar on improved American economic outlook
On Tuesday, the evergreen buck reached a 1-1/2-month maximum because Treasury yields grew after a strong reading for American manufacturing activity hardened expectations for US interest rates to go up by the year-end.
The US dollar index gained 0.3% versus a basket of six crucial currencies, showing 93.847 having hit 93.891, which is its highest value since August 17.
The benchmark 10-year Treasury yield tacked on to 2.348% having briefly hit a three-month maximum of 2.371% overnight.
Debt yields along with equities grew - Wall Street stocks hit record peaks after a measure of American manufacturing activity for September published on Monday demonstrated a soar to a 13-1/2-year maximum.
The common currency slumped 0.2% being worth $1.1707 having brushed $1.1702, its weakest outcome since August 17.
The evergreen buck that initially dipped to 112.660 yen, gained 0.3% showing 113.080 yen. Apparently, a jump above 113.260 would take the US currency to its highest value since mid-July.
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S&P Global, a private banking company, will release a monthly change in British Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) on January 24, 11:30 GMT+2. The index is a leading indicator of economic health as businesses react quickly to market conditions, and purchasing managers hold the most current and relevant insight into the company's view of the economy.
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics will publish the US Consumer Price Index (CPI) m/m on January 12 at 15:30 GMT+2. The index measures a change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers.
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