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Senior Analyst at Danske Bank Jens Pedersen noted the constructive outlook for the greenback in the next couple of months.

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USD weakened during Wednesday as the midterm election result (divided Congress) wiped out the alternative and more USD-friendly scenario (full Republican control); EUR/USD briefly revisited 1.15″.

“Albeit the knee-jerk reaction has been to send USD weaker, we maintain that carry and cyclical support will keep USD bid into year-end, as notably the support from real rates is set to stay in place. Today’s Fed meeting should not make a big difference besides confirm USD remains very much a carry currency”.