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Covid Delta Variant a Boon for the U.S. Dollar says Credit Suisse

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– USD no longer just a yield story
– Safe haven bids are back
– Delta variant is a key driver of investor anxiety
– Falling oil prices benefit USD

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The Dollar is finding support amidst renewed investor anxieties over medium-term global growth according to new research, suggesting those watching this currency will have more than just the U.S. Federal Reserve and inflation expectations to consider.

The U.S. Federal Reserve’s ‘hawkish’ shift at their June policy meeting is said by Credit Suisse to be a driver of mid-year U.S. Dollar outperformance, but so too is the rise of the Delta variant of Covid-19.

Foreign exchange researchers at Credit Suisse say the Dollar is now likely benefiting…

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