The Euro rose again for the second consecutive day and ended the week slightly increasing against the USD; many other major currencies on the other hand slightly depreciated against the US dollar including Aussie dollar and Yen. Gold price finished Friday’s trading with slight falls; WTI crude oil price rose yesterday.
Here is a summary of the development of major currencies for February 17th:
The Euros to US Dollar slightly increased by 0.08% at 1.3140; during the month, the EUROS/USD rose by 0.44%. Australian Dollar to US Dollar on the other hand slightly decreased by 0.45% to 1.0707.
The U.S dollar to Canadian dollar slightly rose to 0.9968. During February the USD/CAD exchange rate fell by 0.56%.
The GBP to USD increased by 0.18% to 1.5829; from the beginning of the month the GBP to USD rose by 0.44%.
Finally, the U.S Dollar/ Yen rose by 0.77% to 79.55.
Gold price very slightly decreased on Friday by 0.14% to $1,725.9. During the month, gold price slightly decreased by 0.69%.
WTI oil price also rose by 0.91% and reached $103.24 per barrel; during the month the WTI rose by 3.89%.
A Summary of Yesterday’s Exchange Rates:
The table below includes: closing prices, daily percent change, and daily changes:
For further reading:
- Weekly Outlook for 20-24 February
- Gold and Silver Prices Weekly Outlook for February 20-24
- Gold and Silver Prices Outlook for February 2012