USD Sharply Fell against the CHF and CAD – Daily Recap October 20

The Euro/USD exchanged rate slightly inclined for the third straight day; the USD sharply fell against the CHF; the US dollar also depreciated against AUD, CAD and GBP. Major commodities prices were traded with mixed trend, along with the mixed trend in the American stock markets. Here is a summary of the price movements of major exchange rates for October 20th:

Forex Market:

The Euros to USD exchange rate slightly inclined by 0.14% to reach 1.3780; during October, the EUROS/USD inclined by 2.9%; GBP-USD also increased by 0.11% to 1.579; the Australian Dollar  to US Dollar inclined by 0.08% yesterday and reached 1.023. The US Dollar also fell against the Swiss franc by 1% yesterday and reached 0.894.

The US dollar to Canadian exchange rate decreased by 0.49% on Thursday to 1.0155. During October the USD/CAD exchange rate declined by 3.3%.

Commodities Market:

Gold price sharply declined yesterday by 2.07% to $1,612. During October, gold price declined by 0.6%.

WTI spot oil price also shed 0.94% off its value and reached $85.30 per barrel; during October the WTI spot oil price added 4.2% 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 20

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