Dollar falls for second day as markets sort central bank moves

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Reuters UK

By David Henry and Joice Alves NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar fell for a second day on Thursday as markets moved toward risk while sorting a raft of central bank policy statements for clues to coming differences in interest rates and economic strength. The dollar index against major currencies was down 0.2% for the day in morning trading in New York after meetings of central banks including those of Europe, England, Switzerland and Norway. The British pound rose as much as 0.8% on the dollar after the Bank of England became the first major central bank to raise interest rates sinc…

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