Dollar continues to slide on risk sentiment, euro and pound rise
June 3, 2020
EUR/USD 1.1205 GBP/USD 1.2572 USD/CAD 1.3533 AUD/USD 0.6895 USD/JPY 108.70 USD/CNH 7.1179 USD/ILS 3.4693 USD/MXN 21.5632 USD/CHF 0.9637 USD/INR 75.4725
USDDollar is a little lower – sitting below the 200-day moving average as equities continue to rise. May ADP, PMI and April factory orders are set to release today.GBP
The pound rose half a percent on the news of optimistic sentiment regarding a compromise on a trade deal between the UK and the EU.EURThe euro rose versus the dollar after PMI for the euro area confirmed some parts of the region are starting to economically recover. Gains were capped amid profit-taking. Prospects of a stimulus package for Germany and increased stimulus from the ECB remain in focus for investors.CAD
The Canadian dollar slipped versus the greenback following two days of gains as oil prices fell ahead of a pending OPEC+ meeting where some nations are suspected of cheating on their output-cuts agreements.ASIA/PACIFICThe Japanese yen underperformance sent the pair to test 108.8 levels. The Australian dollar continues to recover touching a 5-month high yesterday fueled by global risk appetite.
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