US government shutdown impacts on dollar expectations


The US government shutdown that began on October 1 after Congress failed to agree a new budget deal has made this a frustrating week for many, not least those based in the US. Its impact on the US economy and the foreign exchange market will clearly depend on how long the political impasse lasts, but some have expressed concerns that it could skew the Federal Reserve's timetable for the tapering of quantitative easing and lead to a weakening of the US dollar.

FX Week speaks to four strategists

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