The USD Index closed the session almost flat overnight, strengthening versus commodity currencies like AUD, CAD but weakening against safe havens like the JPY and CHF.
The US announced it would put an end to the temporary metal tariff exemptions for the EU, Mexico and Canada, prompting a correction in US Equity Indexes, with the S&P down 0.7%.
From the data front, PCE Core came as expected, personal spending came slightly higher than expected while Jobless claims came slightly lower, all supportive of a relatively strong current economic situation for the US. Additionally, the Chicago Purchasing Manager also supported this view, coming at 62.7 versus 58.3 expected.
The US 10-year treasury yield traded within a narrow range between 2.88 and 2.84.