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The Federal Reserve is committed to using its tools, Jerome Powell, Chairman of the Federal Reserve System, reiterated on Friday while delivering a speech at Princeton’s 2020 Reunion Virtual Talk.

Powell hasn’t delivered any remarks on the policy outlook or the current state of the economy. 

Market reaction

The US Dollar Index largely ignored these comments and continues to recover from multiweek lows it set at 97.95 earlier in the day. As of writing, the pair was down 0.17% on the day at 98.30.