The forex market didn’t move much during yesterday as the market waits to today’s ECB rate decision. The Euro remained flat against the USD; other major currencies depreciated against the US dollar during yesterday’s trading day. Gold and silver changed direction again and declined, while crude oil (WTI) price slightly increased during Wednesday’s trading.
Here is a summary of the development of major currencies for February 8th:
The Euros to US Dollar remained unchanged at 1.3260; during the month, the EUROS/USD rose by 1.35%. Australian Dollar to US Dollar decreased by 0.09% to 1.0799.
The U.S dollar to Canadian dollar slightly rose to 0.9959. During February the USD/CAD exchange rate fell by 0.67%.
The GBP to USD rate slightly fell by 0.49% to reach 1.5818; from the beginning of the month the GBP to USD increased by 0.37%.
Finally, the U.S Dollar appreciated against the Yen by 0.36% and reached 77.0375.
Gold price changed direction and fell on Wednesday by 0.98% to $1,731.4. During the month, gold price slipped by 0.52%.
WTI oil price on the other hand increased by 0.30% and reached $98.71 per barrel; during the month the WTI rose by 0.23%.
A Summary of Yesterday’s Exchange Rates:
The table below includes: closing prices, daily percent change, and daily changes:
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