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Global equities mostly lower while dollar plunges across the board

Wall Street shares closed higher Tuesday on growing optimism that U.S. lawmakers are nearing a deal on a stimulus package after House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that she hoped a coronavirus aid agreement could be accomplished by the end of this week.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 0.4%, the S&P 500 ended 0.47% higher, and the Nasdaq Composite closed 0.33% higher