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Will Powell bend to Trump's desire for lower US dollar?

Despite bullish factors behind greenback, investors wary of Trump Administration's wish to keep US competitive

Mr Trump with Canadian Premier Justin Trudeau at the G-7 summit in June. Mr Trump has negotiated what he calls a trade deal with Mexico, with a potential pact with Canada on the cards.


NOTWITHSTANDING its retreat from the peak in recent days, the US dollar's latest rally is underpinned by several factors.

The reasons for its strength this year have been emerging nation foreign currency debt repayments, a strong American...