- Barrons.com•32 minutes ago
The dollar was sold off in Asia hours today as global markets declared Hilary Clinton as the winner of the first U.S. presidential debate. A CNN/ORC poll showed that 62% of the likely voters said Clinton won Monday's debate. The Mexican peso gained the most, soaring 2.2%, because Trump was famously dismissive of Mexico.
- Reuters•4 hours ago
The Mexican peso surged in Asian trade on Tuesday, buoyed by the view that U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton did better than her rival Donald Trump in a closely-watched television debate. There seems to be some profit-taking of long dollar positions taken against the Mexican peso, he said. Data from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Friday showed that currency speculators had recently ramped up their bearish bets against the peso.