According to trading, the dollar against a basket of currencies of six countries decreased on 0,26% – to 96,83 paragraph after rising last week.
MOSCOW, 26 Jan. The dollar during trading Monday shows a negative trend against most world currencies after rising last week, according to AFP.
As at 17.53 GMT the dollar index (the dollar against a basket of currencies of six major U.S. trading partners) decreased by 0.26% to 96,83 points. The Euro-dollar exchange rate has grown up to 1,1042 with 1,1018 dollar dollar per Euro on Friday. The dollar against the yen fell to 120,88 yen per dollar with 121,45 yen per dollar at the previous closing. On Friday, the dollar against the yen has peaked for the last two months at the level on 121.5 yen.
Attention investors this week focused on solving the U.S. Federal reserve on further monetary policy, which will be announced on Wednesday. In addition, next month its decision on the rate and the program of support of economy will announce the Bank of Japan. The markets hope to see the part of the regulator’s new steps towards easing.
“In response to the rise in the dollar to two-month high, we are seeing profit-taking ahead of key events”, — quotes the edition of The Wall Street Journal the words of the Manager of Tokyo Forex & Ueda Harlow Yuzo Sakai (Yuzo Sakai).