Forex Markets
The dollar index this morning is up +0.008 (+0.01%). EUR/USD is -0.0006 (-0.05%) and USD/JPY is down -0.13 (-0.12%) at a 2-week low. Thursday's closes: Dollar Index +0.042 (+0.05%), EUR/USD -0.0029 (-0.24%), USD/JPY -0.22 (-0.20%). The dollar index on Thursday closed higher on the larger-than-expected increase in U.S. Sep core PPI, which was hawkish for Fed policy, and the larger-than-expected decline in U.S. weekly jobless claims, a sign of economic strength.