Greenback re-approaches 6-month minimum

Greenback re-approaches 6-month minimum

On Friday, the US currency sank and re-approached a six-month minimum versus other key currencies because American political turmoil kept weighing on the US dollar, overshadowing the previous trading session’s positive American data.

The currency pair EUR/USD managed to acquire 0.47%, demonstrating 1.1155, which is below Thursday’s six-month high of 1.1173.

The US dollar briefly grew after the issue on Thursday of positive data on American initial jobless claims as well as manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia area.

The currency pair GBP/USD jumped 0.59%, trading at 1.3016, which is off last session’s eight-month peak of 1.3051.

As for USD/JPY, it kept to 111.49. Meanwhile, USD/CHF went down 0.23%, being worth 0.9776.

The Australian dollar showed better results, with AUD/USD soaring 0.44%, getting to 0.7451. The currency pair NZD/USD decreased 0.09%, trading at 0.6895.

Besides this, USD/CAD lost 0.23%, hitting 1.3572.

 

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