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Dollar firm as inflation test looms

The dollar started the week with support as traders bet U.S. inflation data and appearances from several Federal Reserve officials would bolster the case for higher interest rates.

Money

Dollar firm as US inflation poses next test

The dollar made a steady start to the week on Monday but was kept below Friday peaks, as currency traders seek a path between markets' volatile interest rate projections and central bankers vowing to keep rates low even as inflation surges.