A modest impact on the US dollar?


The terrorist attack on the US will have economic and financial implications for the foreign exchange market beyond the immediate period. Tony Norfield, ABN Amro’s global head of FX strategy, weighs up the potential forex impact

While the most immediate economic concern is with the outlook for the US economy, it is natural that the market reaction would be to downgrade the dollar. However, so far at least, the dollar’s value in the market has dropped only modestly compared to where it was trading

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