Forex Markets

The dollar index this morning is up +0.163 (+0.18%). EUR/USD is down -0.0028 (-0.23%) and USD/JPY is up +0.06 (+0.06%). Wednesday's closes: Dollar Index +0.019 (+0.12%), EUR/USD +0.0007 (+0.06%), USD/JPY -0.06 (-0.06%). The dollar index on Wednesday recovered from a 2-week low and closed slightly higher on the stronger-than-expected U.S. Feb ADP employment report, which was hawkish for Fed policy, and on the upbeat Fed Beige Book that stated the U.S. economy expanded at a "modest to moderate" pace.