Speculation about good news coming from the US/China trade negotiations is weighing on the dollar, which is beneficial to dollar-denominated commodities like palladium.

“The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, slid to its lowest level since October after the Federal Reserve expressed caution about future rate hikes and on optimism around the U.S.-China trade talks,” reports Reuters.

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