Dollar slips before Fed and BOJ meetings

September 19, 2016 10:35 AM

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Dollar slips before Fed and BOJ meetings

LONDON The dollar fell from a two-week high on Monday, with a stronger oil price the chief theme in a market battening down the hatches ahead of central bank policy meetings in Japan and the United States.

Commodity-linked currencies including the Canadian, Australian and New Zealand dollars were all half a percent higher in early trade in Europe as crude rose 1.5 percent on the back of speculation about OPEC production controls.

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