NEW YORK ( BBH FX Strategy) -- The dollar moved broadly higher, paring back some of its recent losses after the recent risk rally ran out of steam ahead of key technical levels. Asian stocks follow the trend put in place on the Wall Street, rising for a sixth day amid hopes that European leaders are inching closer toward a plan to tame the sovereign debt crisis, while shrugging off Chinese data that showed a modest pullback in China's export growth.The MSCI Asia Pacific Index surged 1.2%, but gains were unable to be sustained in the European session and stocks fell back from a two-month high. Nevertheless, the pullback in the VIX to 30 from levels near 50 in August underpins the improved tone. Just-released better-than-expected bank earnings are boosting S&P futures ahead of the open. Oil prices down nearly 2.0%.