Dollar Elevated, Euro Put with Massive Monthly Drop Since 2019
The Dollar was high on Monday morning, lingered around record gains the euro and yen. The Last week’s U.S. Economic data and the rapid pace of the COVID-19 Vaccination rollout program leads the traders to turn towards the Dollar.
The U.S. Dollar Index slightly up 0.10% to 92.812 against a basket of other currencies.
The USD/JPY pair slightly up 0.01% to 109.66.
The AUD/USD pair slightly down 0.08% to 0.7629.
The USD/NZD pair inched down 0.10% to 0.6984.
The USD/CNY pair slightly up 0.03% to 6.5433, with Chinese manufacturing and non-manufacturing purchasing managers index figures due later in the week.
The GBP/USD pair slightly down 0.06% to 1.3777.
The Euro traded at $1.1788, headed to its worst month since mid-2019. The worrisome situation of supply and safety impacts Europe’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout with the rapid increase of cases led investors to remain heavily long euros.
The U.S. has sped up the vaccination goal after completing its 100-million-shots objective more than a month ahead of schedule.