The Euro/USD slightly rose on the last day of the week; several other currencies including the Aussie dollar and Canadian also appreciated against the USD. The safe haven currencies including the Yen and CHF also appreciated against the US dollar. Gold traded slightly up on Friday; finally, crude oil price (WTI) also increased.
Here is a summary of the development of major currencies for April 20th:
The Euros to US Dollar rose by 0.62% to 1.3219; during the month, the EUROS/USD decreased by 0.94%. Australian Dollar to US Dollar also rose by 0.47% to 1.038.
The U.S dollar to Canadian dollar declined to 0.992. During April the USD/CAD exchange rate decreased by 0.61%.
The GBP to USD edged up by 0.44% to 1.6123; from the beginning of the month the GBP to USD increased by 0.86%.
Finally, the U.S Dollar/ Yen traded down by 0.09% to 81.53.
Gold priced slightly increased on Friday by 0.09% to $1,642.8. During April, gold price decreased by 1.74%.
WTI oil price rose by 0.76% and reached $103.05 per barrel; during the month the WTI edged up by 0.03%.
A Summary of the Changes in Exchange Rates:
The table below includes: closing prices, daily percent change, and daily changes:
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