U.S. Dollar Slips as Trade Talks Set to Resume Next Week
Wednesday, 24 July 2019 23:46 WIB |
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The U.S. dollar fell on Wednesday after Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said there were œa lot of issues regarding trade discussions with China.
Mnuchin said on CNBC that he and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will be in Shanghai next week for a two-day meeting that starts on Tuesday.
The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback™s strength against a basket of six major currencies, slipped 0.1% to 97.340 by 11:03 AM ET (15:03 GM).
The dollar fell against the Japanese yen, with USD/JPY down 0.2% to 108.03.
The euro recovered from an earlier low of 1.1131, fueled slightly by a weaker greenback, but still remained near two-month lows on expectations that the European Central Bank could pave the way for more monetary easing at its meeting on Thursday.
Source : Investing.com