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Currencies: Dollar sees choppy trade after payrolls data

December 8, 2017


The U.S. dollar saw volatile trading after the release of nonfarm payroll data, which beat consensus estimates, while average hourly wage data disappointed.

What are currencies doing?

The ICE U.S. Dollar Index DXY, +0.28% was last up 0.2% at 93.950. The index, which measures the buck against a basket of six other currencies, saw choppy action but remained in positive territory throughout. For the week, the dollar is looking at a 1.2% gain.

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