April 5, 2022
EUR/USD 1.0970 GBP/USD 1.3166 USD/CAD 1.2408 AUD/USD 0.7651 USD/JPY 122.84 USD/CNH 6.3676 USD/ILS 3.2020 USD/MXN 19.7939 USD/CHF 0.9244 USD/INR 75.3337 USD/BRL 4.6254 USD/SGD 1.3553 USD/DKK 6.7783 USD/SEK 9.3525 USD/NOK 8.6691
USDThe USD is slightly down on the day against its G10 peers except for the euro and the Danish krone. The Bloomberg Dollar index is down 0.10% on the day. The US trade deficit for February narrowed from $89.23b to $89.19b, falling 0.05%. Imports rose by 1.3% for February, while exports rose by 1.8%.GBPGBP/USD climbed slightly on the day with rates up 0.15%. The yield on British bonds roses 8 bps today, the most since March 2021.EUR
Rising tension between Russia and the West has strained EUR/USD rates. The pair is trading near weekly lows, down an additional 0.10% on the day. European equities are down across the board as the risk-off sentiment returns.CADThe loonie advanced against a weaker dollar on the back of rising crude oil prices. WTI Crude is up 1.10% on the day buoying the loonie. BOC outlook survey from yesterday outlines support for tighter policy in the coming month.ASIA/PACIFIC
AUD/USD rates jumped up 1.11% today as oil prices are higher and the RBA indicates it is time to raise rates. AUD/USD rates are at the highest levels since June of 2021.
NZD/USD rates also climbed about 1.00% today, with rates crossing the $0.70 mark for the first time since November 2021. The rise in the kiwi, was underpinned by the uncertainty in the Western European marketplace coupled with being a resource-linked currency.
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