Dollar holds after cyberattack on US fuel pipeline

2021-05-11 07:44:49 GMT (Economies.com)
Dollar holds after cyberattack on US fuel pipeline

The US dollar held against most major currencies, amid focus on news of the cyberattack in the US.

 

US energy companies rebounded amid fears over disrupting oil supplies, after a cyberattack forced the US largest fuel pipeline to shutdown.

 

The World Health Organization declared the new mutated variant of the Covid-19 virus in India, which caused a lot of concern around the world.

 

Data showed last week that the US economy has added 266,000 jobs during April, worse than forecasts of 990,000 jobs.

 

The US unemployment rate rose to 6.1% in April from 6% in March, while analysts forecast a drop to 5.8%.

 

The dollar index held against a basket of currencies at 90.2 points as of 19:23 GMT, after it hit a high of 90.3 points and a low of 90.04 points.

 
 
 
  Symbol Last Change Chg.%
1.1929
0.0027
0.2231%
1.3917
0.0023
0.1673%
Tadawul
10919.68
6.62
0.06%
25.948
-0.041
0.158%
73.275
1.449
2.017%
75.56
0.32
0.43%
1775.545
-2.845
0.160%
 
 
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