The Euro/USD didn’t do much yesterday as was the case in the past several days and ended slightly up; several other currencies including the Aussie dollar and Canadian depreciated vs. the USD. The safe haven currencies including the Yen and CHF also depreciated against the US dollar. Gold and Silver traded up on Thursday; finally, crude oil price (WTI) fell again.
Here is a summary of the development of major currencies for April 19th:
The Euros to US Dollar edged up by 0.11% to 1.3138; during the month, the EUROS/USD decreased by 1.54%. Australian Dollar to US Dollar on the other hand slipped by 0.27% to 1.0331.
The U.S dollar to Canadian dollar rose to 0.996. During April the USD/CAD exchange rate decreased by 0.29%.
The GBP to USD edged down by 0.04% to 1.6053; from the beginning of the month the GBP to USD increased by 0.43%.
Finally, the U.S Dollar/ Yen traded up by 0.42% to 81.6.
Gold traded slightly up on Thursday by 0.11% to $1,641.4. During April, gold price decreased by 1.82%.
WTI oil price declined by 0.39% and reached $102.27 per barrel; during the month the WTI decreased by 0.73%.
A Summary of the Changes in Exchange Rates:
The table below includes: closing prices, daily percent change, and daily changes:
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