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Forex: US Dollar Index flat around 81.50

The greenback, measured by the US Dollar Index, is trading unchanged on Friday, closing a very positive week after the FOMC minutes have boosted its demand.

The USD is expected to be in the limelight in the upcoming sessions, as the uncertainties surrounding the so-called US ‘sequester’ are growing bigger as we get closer to the March 1st deadline.

As of writing, the index is losing 0.01% at 81.54, and according to tradingcentral.com, the next resistance levels line up at 81.75 and 82.05; while support levels are located at 81.15, 80.80 and 80.70

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