November 15, 2018 / 1:49 PM / a month ago

Dollar index holds rise after U.S. October retail sales data

FILE PHOTO: A woman counts U.S. dollar bills in August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci/File Photo

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar held its earlier gains versus a basket of currencies on Thursday as data showed a stronger-than-expected 0.8 percent increase in domestic retail sales in October, rebounding from a 0.1 percent dip the month before.

At 8:43 a.m. (1343 GMT), an index that tracks the greenback against the euro, yen, sterling and three other currencies .DXY was 0.37 percent higher at 97.166.

Reporting by Richard Leong

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