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Haven currencies and the euro reigned Tuesday as an uptick in worries about the health of the global economy buoyed safer assets. America’s dollar, meanwhile, remained in a funk, touching its weakest overall level since January 2015. Investors lost their taste for risk after key factory surveys from China and Britain contracted, offsetting a move by Australia’s central bank to step up stimulus. Though broadly weaker, the U.S. dollar rose more than a percent against the Aussie dollar after the Reserve Bank slashed borrowing rates by a quarter percentage point to 1.75 percent, a new all-time low

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