Sterling charges toward $1.40, dollar turns lower again

“The Bank of Japan on Tuesday kept policy on hold, but analysts said the central bank signaled a more upbeat stance on the economy” writes Markets Reporter for The yen USDJPY, -0.55%  advanced, with the dollar buying ¥110.36, down 0.5% from ¥110.92 late Monday in New York.The broader WSJ U.S. Dollar Index BUXX, -0.23% which measures the greenback against a wider basket of currencies, was down 0.2% to 84.10 on Tuesday.Early dollar gains came late in Monday’s session and continued the upward trend higher on Tuesday after the U.S. Congress passed a three-week funding measure that brought a halt to the three-day shutdown.

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