DXY: Risk aversion and US unemployment rate pushes dollar index higher



The US dollar index (DXY) rose by more than 0.10% as investors reacted to news that President Trump had contracted Covid-19. The index is also reacting to the relatively strong nonfarm payroll numbers from the US. Trump tests positive for Covid-19 The US dollar index rose as investors rushed to the safety of the greenback after Trump tested positive for Covid-19. The index rose as the US dollar gained against the euro, Canadian dollar, and Swiss franc. It nonetheless fell against the Swedish krona, Japanese yen, and the British pound. In a statement earlier today, Donald Trump said that he

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