Dollar extends gains despite falling bond yields

2021-04-20 21:50:22 GMT (Economies.com)
Dollar extends gains despite falling bond yields

The US dollar rose against its rivals on Tuesday, amid anticipation of more quarterly business results.

 

This comes amid anticipation of the results of major companies, led by Apple, Microsoft, Tesla, Amazon and Alphabet.

 

Efforts to contain the Covid-19 pandemic are continuing, as the US company Johnson & Johnson reported $100 million sales of its vaccine during the first quarter.

 

The 10-year US Treasury yields to 1.563% today, after rising earlier yesterday.

 

The dollar index rose against a basket of currencies by 0.2% to 91.2 points as of 18:25 GMT, after it hit a high of 91.2 points and a low of 90.8 points.

 
 
 
  Symbol Last Change Chg.%
1.2137
-0.0036
0.2945%
1.4125
-0.0011
0.0760%
Tadawul
10322.68
86.96
0.85%
27.516
-0.288
1.038%
65.449
0.057
0.087%
68.55
0.41
0.60%
1834.495
-9.730
0.528%
 
 
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