Forex trading-Dollar slides to two-week small following delicate U.S. production details – Reuters

    * U.S. ISM production in November contracts for a fourth month
    * U.S. design investing falls in October
    * Graphic: Entire world Fx prices in 2019 

 (Recasts, provides U.S. details, new comment, Fx table, updates costs, improvements byline, dateline earlier
    By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss
    NEW YORK, Dec 2 (Reuters) - The dollar fell to two-week lows on Monday following details showed the U.S.
production sector contracted for a fourth straight month in November and design investing fell
unexpectedly, stoking fears the world's largest financial system could go into economic downturn.
    The greenback also dropped from six-month highs versus the yen and slid to a two-week trough versus
the euro following the U.S. production report.
    The Institute for Source Management's (ISM) index of nationwide manufacturing facility action fell to forty eight.1 in
November from forty eight.3 in October, down for a fourth month. The looking at was beneath expectations of forty nine.2 from a
Reuters poll of 57 economists.
    A individual report on Monday showed U.S. design investing in October dropped as well, slipping .8%
as investment decision in non-public tasks tumbled to the lowest level in a few many years.
    "What this signifies for the dollar is that we could possibly see yet another amount lower from the Federal
Reserve future calendar year," stated Karl Schamotta, chief current market strategist at Cambridge World Payments in Toronto.
    The Fed has lower desire prices a few occasions this calendar year and at its previous financial policy assembly it
signaled it would be details-dependent heading forward.
    "We could also demand added financial stimulus and as a result yields are coming under a minor
strain and you're seeing other counterpart currencies attaining," Schamotta extra.
    In late early morning buying and selling, the dollar index was previous down .3% at ninety seven.942 following dropping to
ninety seven.917, a two-week small.
    The fall in the dollar index pushed the euro to a two-week high. It was previous up .five% at $1.1070
    The dollar also fell .2% versus the yen, to 109.twelve yen, following hitting 109.72 yen, the greatest
considering that May.
    Earlier in the session the greenback obtained versus the yen following an unexpected rebound in Chinese
production action lifted hopes of a brighter outlook for globe progress. 
    Prior to Monday's U.S. production details, the greenback experienced been on an uptrend versus the yen for
the previous couple of weeks, mounting in seven of 9 classes.
    The most up-to-date details out of China, the world's next-most important financial system, set the tone for forex markets.
Chinese manufacturing facility action expanded at the quickest speed in almost a few many years in November, a non-public
business enterprise study showed on Monday, next upbeat formal details more than the weekend.

    The study also showed complete new orders and manufacturing facility creation at buoyant ranges.
    In other buying and selling, sterling was down .1% at $1.2920 as polls pointed to a narrowing direct for
the governing Conservative Social gathering in advance of the UK's Dec. twelve election.
    "There are escalating parallels with the way polls played out in 2017 with what we are seeing now, so
that could cap the upside for sterling," stated Jeremy Extend, head of G10 Fx approach at CIBC money
markets, referring to the previous British isles election two many years back.
    Currency bid costs at 11: 4AM (1604 GMT)
 Description      RIC         Past           U.S. Near  Pct Adjust     YTD Pct     High Bid    Minimal Bid
                                              Earlier                   Adjust                 
 Euro/Dollar      EUR=        $1.1074        $1.1015     +.54%         -3.forty four%      +1.1076     +1.1004
 Dollar/Yen       JPY=        109.0800       109.5100    -.39%         -1.07%      +109.7200   +109.0900
 Euro/Yen         EURJPY=     120.eighty one         120.sixty four      +.14%         -four.29%      +121.0100   +120.5300
 Dollar/Swiss     CHF=        .9923         .9998      -.75%         +1.11%      +1.0008     +.9925
 Sterling/Dollar  GBP=        1.2926         1.2933      -.05%         +1.32%      +1.2941     +1.2897
 Dollar/Canadian  CAD=        1.3300         1.3275      +.19%         -2.forty seven%      +1.3306     +1.3273
 Australian/Doll  AUD=        .6816         .6764      +.77%         -3.31%      +.6817     +.6756
 Euro/Swiss       EURCHF=     1.0990         1.1014      -.22%         -2.35%      +1.1027     +1.0983
 Euro/Sterling    EURGBP=     .8566         .8520      +.54%         -four.sixty five%      +.8572     +.8515
 NZ               NZD=        .6500         .6420      +1.25%         -3.23%      +.6506     +.6425
 Dollar/Norway    NOK=        nine.1557         nine.2187      -.sixty eight%         +five.98%      +nine.2188     +nine.1524
 Euro/Norway      EURNOK=     ten.1389        ten.1583     -.19%         +2.35%      +ten.1599    +ten.1110
 Dollar/Sweden    SEK=        nine.5367         nine.5717      +.twelve%         +six.39%      +nine.5882     +nine.5277
 Euro/Sweden      EURSEK=     ten.5623        ten.5495     +.twelve%         +2.ninety one%      +ten.5663    +ten.5250
 (Reporting by Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss Extra reporting by Dhara Ranasinghe in London Modifying by
Dan Grebler)

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