The Euro/USD didn’t move on the last business day of the year; other most currencies appreciation against the U.S. dollar including the Australian dollar ad Japanese yen. Energy commodities prices such as crude oil prices slightly decreased, while precious metals prices bounced back and rose on the last day of the week. Here is a summary of the development of major exchange rates for December 30th:
The Euros to USD exchange rate remained unchanged at 1.2961; during December, the EUROS/USD fell by 3.61%. The Australian Dollar to US Dollar rose by 0.71% and reached 1.0209.
The U.S Dollar also depreciated yesterday against the Yen by 0.93% and reached 76.9135. The US dollar to Canadian exchange rate inclined by 0.14% on Friday to 1.0213. During the month the USD/CAD exchange rate inclined by 0.39%.
The GBP to USD exchange rate also rose by 0.82% to reach 1.5543; during the month, the GBP to USD decreased by 1.03%.
Gold price bounced back and rose on Friday by 1.68% to $1,566.80. During December, gold price has declined by 10.48%.
WTI spot oil price on the other hand decreased by 0.82% and reached $98.83 per barrel; during December the WTI spot oil price shed 1.52% off its value.
A Summary of Yesterday’s Exchange Rate Forex Changes:
The table below includes: closing prices, daily percent change, and change in prices and indexes:
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