The Bloomberg dollar index traded higher for a third day this week as traders remain cautious regarding the spread of the omicron variant. Lower oil prices put downward pressure on commodity-linked currencies including the Canadian dollar.
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December 30, 2021
EUR/USD 1.1324 GBP/USD 1.3504 USD/CAD 1.2785 AUD/USD 0.7266 USD/JPY 115.41 USD/CNH 6.3738 USD/ILS 3.1106 USD/MXN 20.5377 USD/CHF 0.9143 USD/INR 74.42 USD/BRL 5.5883 USD/SGD 1.3527 USD/DKK 6.5673 USD/SEK 9.0312 USD/NOK 8.7974
The Bloomberg dollar index continued its winning streak gaining for the third day this week up 0.2%. The dollar remains strong ahead of talks between US and Russian leaders regarding tensions over Ukraine.GBP
Sterling is trading lower as coronavirus cases hit record highs globally. GBPUSD is trading down around 0.3%.EUR
EUR reversed gains from Wednesday falling almost 0.5% trading at a low of 1.1299. The euro remains weak against the US dollar on broad greenback strength.CAD
Dropping oil prices put downward pressure on the loonie. The Canadian dollar weakened against the greenback in line with the rest of the G-10 currencies.ASIA/PACIFIC
USDJPY climbed to levels not seen since November 26th trading at a high of 115.21. The Australian dollar is trading slightly higher. The currency pair rebounded following the country’s severe lockdown.
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