* The dollar rises almost 3 months against the yen * The euro falls after the German election * Focus on Fed speakers this week Carvalho NEW YORK / LONDON, September 27 (Reuters) – The US dollar has appreciated for a second straight session on Monday, supported by rising Treasury yields ahead of a slew of Federal Reserve speakers this week that could bolster expectations of asset declining buying before the end of the year. Yields on 10-year US Treasuries hit a three-month high of 1.516%. The focus of attention will be on Fed speakers this week, led by President Jerome Powell, who will join Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to speak to Congress on Tuesday. The dollar index, which measures the US currency against six major rivals, rose 0.2% to 93.442. The greeback also extended gains after data showed new orders and shipments of key U.S.-made capital goods rose sharply in August, rising 0.5% in August amid strong economic pressure. demand for computers and electronics. But the market has focused more on the US Treasury market. US yields hit their highest level since the end of June in anticipation of a tightening of US monetary policy after the Fed announced last week that it could start gradually reducing stimulus measures as early as November and that increases reported interest rates could follow sooner than expected. “Yields are higher because markets believe more that the Fed will choreograph a downward movement before the end of the year,” said Juan Perez, FX strategist and trader at Tempus Inc in Washington. “Nonetheless, there are too many articles to really get a clear picture of anything right now. One thing is clear is that the dollar has been a winner from the slowdown caused by the Delta variant, which was at both physical and psychological and lessened the excitement that has been built up during the second quarter, “he added. The euro lost 0.2% against the dollar at $ 1.1692. The currency pair largely ignored developments in the weekend’s German election as the Social Democrats narrowly defeated the conservative CDU / CSU bloc. The European Central Bank, meanwhile, is holding an annual forum on Tuesday and Wednesday. British Governor Andrew Bailey The dollar rose 0.2% against the yen to 110.925, after hitting a nearly three-month high, rising 0.4% against the Swiss franc at 0.9275 francs. The risk-sensitive Australian dollar appreciated as fears of widespread contagion The market share by the indebted China Evergrande group faded. Rising commodity prices also helped the Aussie and the Norwegian krone, while the yen was under pressure as higher US yields attracted money from Japanese investors. Fears that Evergrande, China’s second-largest developer, might default on its $ 305 billion debt have eclipsed trade in recent weeks, but some of those contagion fears are fading. The People’s Bank of China injected net 100 billion yuan ($ 15.5 billion) into the financial system on Monday, adding to last week’s net 320 billion yuan, the highest number since January. =================================================== ====== Currency Bid Price at 10:01 AM (1401 GMT) Description RIC Last US Close Percentage Change YTD Pct High Bid Low Bid Previous Session Dollar Index 93.3520 93.2680 + 0.10% 3.746% +93.4940 +93.2060 Euro / Dollar $ 1.1701 $ 1.1722 -0.17% -4.23% + $ 1.1730 + $ 1.1685 Dollar / Yen 110.8200 110.7350 + 0.09% + 7.26% +111. 0600 +110.5300 Euro / yen 129.66 129.75 -0.07% + 2.16% +129.9300 +129.4900 Dollar / Switzerland 0.9262 0.9243 + 0.22% + 4.70 % + 0.9291 + 0.9246 Sterling / Dollar $ 1.3716 $ 1.3670 + 0.34% + 0.40% + $ 1.3719 + $ 1.3661 Dollar / Canadian 1.2649 1.2657 – 0.05% -0.66% +1.2672 +1.2610 Aussie / Dollar $ 0.7280 $ 0.7257 + 0.33% -5.35% + $ 0.7290 + $ 0.7250 Euro / Switzerland 1.0838 1.0831 + 0.06% + 0.29% +1.0864 +1.0835 Euro / Sterling 0.8529 0.8565 -0.42% -4.57% +0.8583 +0 , 8528 NZ $ 0.7015 $ 0.7015 + 0.01% -2.30% + $ 0.7033 + $ 0.6990 Dollar / Dollar Dollar / Norway 8.5930 8.5970 -0.03% + 0.08% +8.6090 +8.5530 Euro / Norway 10. 0553 10.0623 -0.07% -3.93% +10.0870 +10.0250 Dollar / Sweden 8.6860 8.6462 +0. 27% + 5.97% +8.7020 +8.6294 Euro / Sweden 10.1649 10.1380 + 0.27% + 0.88% +10.1785 +10.1165 (Report by Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss in New York and Ritvik Carvalho in London; Additional reporting by Kevin Buckland in Tokyo; Editing by Kirsten Donovan, Steve Orlofsky and Nick Macfie)

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