The dollar saw renewed weakness on the session after Congress hit a snag in passing a funding bill to keep the government from shutting down at the end of the week.
Apart from the crypto carnage today and news of the Dow’s fastest 1000-point rally in history, there hasn’t been an awful lot happening in other markets today, with the major FX pairs and gold being fairly stable.
The greenback’s sell-off paused early Tuesday after touching its weakest level since January 2015.
The dollar was unable to find a bid on the back of today’s mixed-bag inflation and retail sales data from the world’s largest economy.
The New Zealand dollar has been among the strongest G10 currencies ever since the middle of November.

At the time of this writing, the U.S. dollar was still down against most major currencies.

The dollar, U.S. bond prices and stock index futures all tumbled as safe-haven gold and yen jumped on the back of a report that China is considering reducing or halting its purchase of U.S. government debt.