Forex Markets

The dollar index this morning is up +0.073 (+0.08%), EUR/USD is down -0.0010 (-0.09%), and USD/JPY is up +0.07 (+0.06%). Thursday's closes: Dollar Index -0.491 (-0.51%), EUR/USD +0.0073 (+0.63%), USD/JPY -0.11 (-0.10%). The dollar index on Thursday fell to a 1-1/2 week low and closed lower on the plunge in stocks and the weaker-than-expected U.S. Sep core CPI report, which were both dovish for Fed policy. USD/JPY tumbled to a 3-week low as the slump in global stocks boosted the safe-haven demand for the yen.