Still, the dollar's upside is expected to be contained by worries over the tightening U.S. presidential race, analysts and traders said. Just days out to the Nov. 8 vote, Democrat Hillary Clinton's lead over Republican Donald Trump in the polls has appeared to dwindle after the re-emergence of a controversy over her private email server. "We are mired in a classic market reaction that is driven by fear and uncertainty," said Stephen Innes, senior FX trader for FX broker OANDA in a note. "The current climate with extraordinary political risk is not for the faint at heart and finding prudent investment opportunities in currency markets may prove challenging as everyone is interpreting some element of the ticker tape differently." Anxiety over a possible victory for Trump has rattled investors over the past week, as there is great uncertainty on his stance around trade, foreign policy and immigration. By contrast, Clinton is seen as the status quo candidate by markets. Reuters
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