Dollar index briefly slips into negative territory

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U.S. dollar notes are seen in this November 7, 2016 picture illustration. Picture taken November 7. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration (Copyright Reuters 2016)

The dollar briefly weakened on Wednesday against a basket of currencies, retreating from a 14-year peak, after the release of a government report that showed U.S. producer prices rose less than forecast in October.

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The dollar index was unchanged on the day at 100.23 after rising to 100.53 earlier Wednesday.

(Reporting by Richard Leong; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)