Dollar falls to more than a 3-week low with payrolls in focus. Oil settles down 1% as U.S. refineries shut; Washington pushes OPEC to pump more
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The dollar fell to its lowest level in more than three weeks against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, as investors looked to U.S. jobs figures later this week for insight into the possible path of U.S. Federal Reserve monetary policy.
Oil settles down 1% as U.S. refineries shut; Washington pushes OPEC to pump more
Prices were pressured by concerns that power outages and flooding in Louisiana after Hurricane Ida will cut crude demand from refineries.