Dollar falls as it heads for weekly losses

2019-03-15 20:05:14 GMT (Economies.com)
Dollar falls as it heads for weekly losses

The dollar fell against most major currencies on Tuesday as markets headed for metals as a safe haven following a terrorist incident in New Zealand as well as the rebound in equity markets.

 

Precious metals received support from being a safe haven following a terrorist attack on two mosques in New Zealand that killed some 50 people and wounded more.

 

Stock markets rebounded amid renewed hopes in US-China trade negotiations, especially after US President George W. Bush said the talks with Beijing were going well.

 

In terms of economic data, industrial production in the US rose 0.1% last month, while the Empire State Manufacturing Index fell to 3.7 points.

 

As of 16:48 GMT, dollar index fell by 0.1% to 96.5 points , versus a day high of 96.7 points and a low of 96.5 points.

 
 
 
  Symbol Last Change Chg.%
1.1312
-0.0014
0.1245%
1.3111
-0.0185
1.3929%
15.496
0.201
1.314%
59.781
1.399
2.395%
67.81
-0.06
0.09%
1311.220
8.910
0.684%
 
 
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