Riding on the back of positive outcome of the economic data from the US agency, the dollar strengthened its position in the Asian market. It held gains from the last sessions. However, cases of corona are seeing no end in the country.
The Covid-19 cases are rising at a rapid speed and have crossed 6.9 million (September 23), said a report by John Hopkins. Also, the number of deaths due to the pandemic has edged past the mark of 200,000.
The US index surged to 94.162 that is 0.18 per cent by 1:38 AM GMT. Interestingly, on Tuesday, it touched the eight-week high barrier.