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Dollar on defensive as investors await U.S. jobs data

The dollar was on the defensive against more growth-sensitive currencies on Thursday, following upbeat U.S. and European economic data, though worries about the coronavirus blunted more aggressive risk taking ahead of upcoming U.S. jobs figures.

Dollar wobbles as decent U.S. data tempers safe-haven demand

The dollar retreated on Wednesday in choppy trading, as generally solid U.S. economic data and improving European numbers diminished its appeal as a safe haven, though the currency's outlook remained upbeat given renewed risks posed by the novel coronavirus.

Dollar edges lower amid uncertain U.S. outlook

The dollar slipped on Tuesday, alternating between gains and losses, as markets digested less bearish comments from U.S. monetary officials along with a more dire prognosis from the country's top medical expert on the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Markets

FTSE 100 » 6,240.36 +1.34%
Euro Stox » 1,435.65 +1.92%
S&P » 3,130.01 +0.45%
Nikkei 225 » 22,145.96 --
GB 10YR
+0.187
+0.000
DE 10YR
-0.426
+0.001
JP 10YR
+0.039
+0.004
GBP / USD » 1.2471 +0.04%
EUR / GBP » 0.9011 -0.02%
GBP / JPY » 134.0900 +0.07%

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