|Day's range||17.046 - 17.191|
|52-week range||13.0531 - 19.3511|
The U.S. dollar was in demand during early European trade Friday as simmering U.S.-China tensions flared up, prompting investors to seek the traditional safe haven. At 2:45 AM ET (0645 GMT), the U.S. Dollar Index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six other currencies, stood at 99.627, up 0.2%, EUR/USD dropped 0.2% to 1.0925, while GBP/USD fell 0.2% to 1.2203. The latest source of Sino-U.S. disagreement came after Beijing moved to impose a new security law on Hong Kong after last year's pro-democracy unrest.
The U.S. dollar posted gains in early European trade Thursday, as investors digested the latest downbeat comments from the Federal Reserve, while Asian data offered no real recovery clues. At 2:45 AM ET (0645 GMT), the U.S. Dollar Index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six other currencies, stood at 99.403, up 0.3%, EUR/USD dropped 0.1% to 1.0962, while USD/JPY rose 0.2% to 107.76. Earlier Thursday, a trade report from South Korea, a bellwether for global commerce, showed exports may be set to drop more than 20% in May for a second month.
Investing.com - The dollar is back in demand Monday as hopes of an early end to the shutdown which has paralysed the U.S. economy were dashed over the weekend, prompting some traders to head back to the greenback safe haven.
The U.S. dollar has traded lower Wednesday, as currency investors take comfort in the agreement reached over a hefty stimulus package by the U.S., and look to get into currencies perceived as more risky. Senior Democrats and Republicans in the divided U.S. Congress said late Tuesday they had struck a preliminary deal on a $2 trillion stimulus package to limit the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic. At 4:50 AM ET (0850 GMT), the U.S. Dollar Index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six other currencies, stood at 101.600, down 0.6% on the day and down over 2% from Monday's high.
Investing.com - The U.S. dollar is largely unchanged in European trade early Thursday, as a degree of calm prevails following the signing of the Sino-U.S. trade deal.
Investing.com - The dollar surged against higher-yielding currencies on Monday as a plummeting Argentinian peso sent shockwaves through emerging markets.
Investing.com -- The U.S. dollar was consolidating at lower levels Friday morning in Europe and was on track to end the week roughly where it started, after a speech from New York Federal Reserve President John Williams revived hopes of a large interest rate cut at the Fed’s next policy meeting.