Dollar supported as investors seek safety in liquidity

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TOKYO (Reuters) – The dollar held gains on Thursday as investors rushed to the security of the world’s most liquid currency as the coronavirus pandemic caused massive disruptions to global trade.

FILE PHOTO: One hundred dollar notes are seen in this photo illustration at a bank in Seoul, South Korea, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won/Illustration/File Photo

The dollar index against a basket of major six currencies =USD gained 0.53% overnight as the U.S. currency advanced against most of its major peers except for the safe-haven yen.

In early Thursday trade, the euro was little changed at $1.0959 EUR= after 0.69%

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