Dollar edges higher as FX markets focus on Powell testimony
- #Oil rose to more than $83 a barrel, supported by tight supply and expectations that rising coronavirus cases and the spread of the #Omicron variant will not derail a global demand recovery
- The dollar edged higher against a basket of currencies, as a bout of volatility in global financial markets kept demand for riskier currencies in check and as investors waited for Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's testimony.
- #Binance CEO Zhao has surpassed Mukesh Ambani, Asia's richest billionaire, and is nearly on par with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who is worth $124 billion
- #BTCUSD exploded 2.2%
- #WTIUSD exploded 3.2%