US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin gives a thumbs up as he arrives at a House Republican Conference meeting at the Capitol in Washington. Mnuchin was on the Hill to push for the Trump Administration's Hurricane Harvey relief and debt limit package. Photo: AFP
Neal Kimberley
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Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

Extending US govt debt ceiling for three months could help stabilise a greenback under severe pressure of late

President Trump has struck a deal with the Democrats on hurricane aid, government funding until December, and a suspension of the debt limit until mid-December

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US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin gives a thumbs up as he arrives at a House Republican Conference meeting at the Capitol in Washington. Mnuchin was on the Hill to push for the Trump Administration's Hurricane Harvey relief and debt limit package. Photo: AFP
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