Dollar Supported by Strong U.S. Data, Higher Treasury Yields

Friday, 17 May 2019 07:46 WIB Dolar Indeks Dolar Euro AussieDolar

The dollar hovered near a two-week high against its peers on Friday, supported by strong U.S. economic data and a bounce in Treasury yields. The dollar index versus a basket of six major currencies was at 97.832 after reaching 97.882 on Thursday, its highest since May 3. The greenback reached the two-week peak on robust U.S. housing data and a weekly jobless claims report which pointed to sustained labor market strength for the world's biggest economy. The euro was steady at $1.1175 after falling to $1.1166 overnight, its lowest since May 6. The single currency has shed 0.55% this week. The Australian dollar was steady at $0.6891 Source : Reuters



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