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US President Donald Trump noted on Wednesday that his administration and Democrats are still far apart on the coronavirus relief bill, as reported by Reuters.

On the same note, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said on Tuesday that Democrats were unwilling to negotiate down their demand for extending the $600/week supplemental unemployment benefit.

Market reaction

The US Dollar Index, which tracks the USD’s performance against a basket of six major currencies, edged lower in the last minutes and was last seen losing 0.25% on a daily basis at 93.50.