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Higher interest rates typically attract investors to a currency
The U.S. dollar rose against other developed market currencies Thursday following the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates for a third time this year.
The WSJ Dollar Index, which measures the U.S. currency against a basket of 16 others, rose for a second consecutive day, climbing 0.5% to 89.58. The dollar rose 0.9% against the euro to $1.1643, and 0.7% against both the British pound to $1.3077 and 0.6% against the Japanese yen to 113.38.