On Friday, the greenback rallied because traders shifted their focus to the highly-anticipated Federal Reserve rate lift already next week, notwithstanding uncertainty over next year’s rate lifts kept gains in check…
Evergreen buck stands tall following short-covering bounce
On Wednesday, the major US currency edged up versus a basket of crucial currencies, having obtained a boost yesterday because market participants adjusted their trading positions ahead of a global key bankers' conference.
The US dollar index, assessing the greenback versus a basket of six currencies, grew 0.1% hitting 93.605, contributing to its 0.5% revenue from yesterday.
On Tuesday, the greenback had ascended because the common currency was suppressed by a weaker-than-expected outcome on German investor confidence.
Ahead of Jackson Hole market participants have started reducing their short dollar trading positions.
The financial market will probably head for a holding pattern before the Jackson Hole symposium, as some financial experts state.
The greenback grew 0.1% hitting 109.71 yen, drifting away from a four-month minimum of 108.60 yen reached the previous week.
The common currency dropped 0.1% hitting $1.1748.
Safe havens such as gold and Japanese yen declined as investors sentiment was boosted by eased geopolitical tensions…
On Tuesday, the euro tacked on because market participants waited for reports on inflation and growth in the euro zone, while the Japanese yen went down after Japan’s major bank told it would be more flexible in its huge stimulus program…
On Tuesday, the evergreen buck dived because the common currency bounced off and the UK pound managed to ascend to the day’s maximums reacting to reports that British Prime Minister Theresa May is going to take control of Brexit talks…