The Euro slightly rose against the U.S. dollar on Friday. Many other currencies also appreciated against the U.S Dollar including Australian dollar and GBP. Silver and gold prices changed direction and were traded down, while energy commodities such as WTI oil rose during Friday’s trading.
Here is a summary of the development of major currencies for February 3rd:
The Euros to US Dollar rose by 0.11% to 1.3158; during the week, the EUROS/USD fell by 0.50%. Australian Dollar to US Dollar also increased by 0.55% to 1.0771.
The U.S dollar to Canadian dollar slightly fell to 0.9935. During the week the USD/CAD exchange rate fell by 0.8%.
The GBP to USD rate slightly rose by 0.06% to reach 1.5815; from the beginning of the week the GBP to USD increased by 0.5%.
Finally, the U.S Dollar appreciated against the Yen by 0.50% and reached 76.60.
Gold prices decreased Friday by 1.08% to $1,740.3. During the week, gold price grew by 0.3%.
WTI oil price increased by 1.54% and reached $97.84 per barrel; during the week the WTI fell by 1.7%.
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 30 January – 3 February
- Gold and Silver Prices Weekly Outlook for January 30- February 3
- Gold and Silver Prices Outlook for February 2012