USD/MXN tumbles, down more than 2%

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  1. FXStreet_Team

    FXStreet_Team Well-Known Member Trader

    Oct 7, 2015
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    The Mexican peso is rising sharply against the US dollar on Tuesday as it continues to correct after hitting record lows last week. USD/MXN has fallen more than 5% from last week highs.

    On Thursday, it peaked at 19.44 and then started a correction. It has been falling since Friday and today accelerated. Initially, the bearish correction was contained by the 18.70 area. Recently, boosted by a rally in crude oil prices and a weak US dollar, broke to the downside and tumbled to 18.38, the lowest level since February 8.

    The pair was trading around 18.45, down 2.35%. The Mexican peso and the Russian ruble were among the best performers in the currency market on Wednesday.

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