By Hideyuki Sano
TOKYO, Sept 28 (Reuters) – The dollar hovered near a two-month peak against at a basket of currencies on Monday as investors look to a barrage of upcoming economic data and political developments in the United States before making any fresh bets on the U.S. currency.
While a rebound in U.S. stocks on Friday has helped to curb the ascent of the dollar, deemed as a safe-haven, signs of slowdown in the nascent economic recovery and political uncertainties have kept investors on guard.
The dollar index stood at 95.544 =USD. Last week it hit a two-month high of 94.745 last week and posted its biggest weekly rise since early April.
The euro changed hands at $1.1635 EUR=, having dropped to $1.16125 on Friday to its lowest level in two months.
The British pound stood at $1.2767 GBP=D4, slightly above Wednesday’s two-month low of