It started well Friday, picking up 0.5% during the New York morning, and finished less impressively with gradual erosion Friday afternoon and in the Far East this morning. Nevertheless, the USD is up there with the leaders.
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With the eyes of investors drawn inexorably to the goings-on in Britain's Parliament it almost did not matter that some of the most important US economic statistics continue to be held up by the government shutdown...
Another unexceptional day for the USD left it barely changed, on average, against the other major currencies. Economic data generated by private sector entities went some way towards...
Early optimism that Trump had done a trade deal with the China's Xi at the weekend faded on Tuesday when investors continued to see nothing concrete to back up his claim.
The excitement on Thursday, once again, was to be found in the stock market not in exchange rates. In a two-hour stint the DJ30 jumped more than 4% before settling into a new, higher trading range.
Cautious optimism that US and China trade tensions may be easing helped left US stocks
The US dollar has benefited from the recent slump in oil prices, but a report from Bloomberg suggests that in the long term, the greenback may suffer as a result.
Investors were less than blown away on Monday