Euro/USD Ended the Week Rising– Daily Recap October 21

The Euro/USD exchanged rate sharply inclined for the fourth straight day; the USD sharply fell against the CHF; the US dollar also depreciated against CAD, YEN and GBP. Major commodities prices were traded with mixed trend, while the American stock markets sharply inclined on the last trading day of the week. Here is a summary of the price movements of major exchange rates for October 21st:

Forex Market:

The Euros to USD exchange rate sharply inclined by 0.84% to reach 1.3896; during October, the EUROS/USD inclined by 3.8%; GBP-USD also increased by 1.03% to 1.595; the Australian Dollar  to US Dollar inclined by 1.41% yesterday and reached 1.038. The US Dollar also sharply fell against the Swiss franc by 1.26% yesterday and reached 0.883.

The US dollar to Canadian exchange rate decreased by 0.88% on Friday to 1.0066. During October the USD/CAD exchange rate declined by 4.2%.

Commodities Market:

Gold price sharply rose yesterday by 1.44% to $1,636. During October, gold price inclined by 0.9%.

WTI spot oil price also rose 2.25% and reached $87.22 per barrel; during October the WTI spot oil price added 6.5% to its value.

A Summary of Yesterday’s Prices Changes:

The table below includes: closing prices, daily percent change, and change in prices and indexes:

euro to us dollar conversion canadian exchange rate 2011 EURO USD October 21

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