The Euro/USD sharp declined for the second straight day; other currencies also depreciation against the U.S. dollar including the Australian dollar and Canadian dollar. Energy commodities prices such as crude oil prices changed direction and fell, while gold and silver prices continued to rise. Here is a summary of the development of major exchange rates for January 5th:
The Euros to USD exchange rate sharply fell by 1.21% to 1.2788; during January, the EUROS/USD fell by 1.33%. The Australian Dollar to US Dollar also sharply declined by 1.01% and reached 1.0264.
The U.S Dollar also appreciated yesterday against the Yen by 0.52% and reached 77.1157. The US dollar to Canadian exchange rate inclined by 0.26% on Thursday to 1.0198. During January the USD/CAD exchange rate declined by 0.15%.
The GBP to USD exchange rate also slipped by 0.80% to reach 1.5495; during the month, the GBP to USD decreased by 0.31%.
Gold prices moderately inclined on Thursday by 0.46% to $1,620.10. During January, gold price has inclined by 3.40%.
WTI spot oil price on the other hand decreased by 1.37% and reached $101.81 per barrel; during January the WTI spot oil price added 3.02% to 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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