FOREX-Dollar climbs as risk of long wait in U.S. election outcome looms

The U.S. dollar jumped and risk-sensitive currencies weakened on Wednesday, as early results in the U.S. presidential election showed a very tight race, prompting a wind-back of bets on a victory by Democratic challenger Joe Biden. President Donald Trump was leading in key battleground states including Florida and Ohio, while investors looked to whether he can retain Rust Belt states — Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania — that sent Trump to the White House in 2016.

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