FOREX-Dollar gains against euro on Deutsche Bank fears, falls vs Mexican peso

martes 27 de septiembre de 2016 11:10 GYT

* Dollar gains vs euro after Deutsche Bank shares hit record low

* Short-covering after U.S. debate boosts peso

* Relief after debate supports dollar (Updates prices, adds comments; changes byline, dateline, pvs LONDON)

By Sam Forgione

NEW YORK, Sept 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar rose against the euro on Tuesday after concerns surrounding Deutsche Bank caused general unease over Europe's banking sector, while the Mexican peso rallied on short-covering after first U.S. presidential debate.

Deutsche Bank shares hit a record low on Tuesday before turning mostly flat a day after Germany's biggest lender said it had no need for German government help with a $14 billion U.S. demand to settle claims it missold mortgage-backed securities.

The euro was last down 0.51 percent at $1.1196, easing from an 11-day high of $1.1278 touched on Monday.

"Some of the concerns over the European banking system have caught fire or have come into focus more recently," said Mazen Issa, senior FX strategist at TD Securities in New York.

The perception among market participants that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's performance in the first U.S. presidential debate was superior to that of Republican candidate Donald Trump boosted the peso.   Continuación...