The dollar strengthened against its main rivals Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's October meeting showed most Fed officials are in favor of a December interest-rate hike. The euro fell to $1.0617 after the minutes were published -- its lowest level in seven months -- after trading at $1.0638 shortly before. The dollar rose to 123.76, its highest level in two-and-a-half months, from 123.48 before the report. Fed policy makers have repeatedly said they will likely raise interest rates in December, which has driven the dollar higher in recent weeks.
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