Dollar Rallies on Upbeat U.S. Economic Data
Friday, 19 April 2019 03:04 WIB | CURRENCIES |DOLLAR Indeks Dolar

The U.S dollar jumped against its rivals on Thursday as mostly upbeat economic data pointed to strength in the underlying economy

The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback against a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, rose by 0.50% to 97.14.

The U.S. Department of Labor reported Thursday that initial jobless claims dropped by 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted 192,000 for the week ended April 14, beating economists™ forecast for a rise to 205,000.

EUR/USD fell 0.57% to $1.1230. GBP/USD lost 0.42% to $1.2988, shrugging off better-than-expected U.K. retail sales data amid fears that U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn are unlikely to reach a consensus a Brexit deal. USD/JPY fell 0.10% to Y111.94, while USD/CAD rose 0.30% to C$1.3378.

Source : Investing.com

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