Currencies: Dollar falls after data, on track for weekly decline

The U.S. dollar fell against its major rivals on Friday, dropping to its lows of the session after a pair of weak datapoints raised new questions about the strength of the economy.

The buck was on track for a weekly decline, though trading was anemic with market participants mostly out in observance of Good Friday. The equity market was be closed, as was the bond and commodities markets.

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The U.S. dollar index DXY, +0.40% fell 0.1% to 100.44. For the week, it is down 0.7%. The WSJ Dollar index BUXX, -0.17% which measures the buck against a wider basket of rivals, was down 0.1% to 90.10, trading near its lows of the session and putting it on track for a weekly decline of 0.9%.

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