U.S. Dollar Index


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U.S. Dollar Index

Measures the U.S. dollar’s value against a basket of six overseas denominations. See also UDN, UUP.
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He noticed on the long-term chart that the U.S. dollar index has broken above its downtrend line.
U.S. DOLLAR INDEX net long 27.1K contracts, up 4.7K from prior week and a 3-week high in net longs...
"The short-term effect of the U.S.-China trade conflict is driving up the U.S. dollar index and not helping gold, " commented Nicholas Frappell, global general manager at ABC Bullion.
The U.S. dollar index, a gauge of the greenback against a basket of other major currencies, rose 0.03 percent to 90.68 as of 1833 GMT.
Meantime, the U.S. dollar index was slightly lower Wednesday on a corrective pullback after hitting a nearly four-month high on Tuesday.
In 2016, in particular, an economic factor under consideration is the effect on multinational public companies of the recent significant appreciation in the U.S. dollar index. Other economic factors include:
Gold was put under pressure as the U.S. Dollar Index went up against most major currencies Wednesday as several Federal Reserve officials signaled an interest-rate hike as early as April.
In the currency market, the U.S. dollar index, which fell after last Thursday's Fed decision, rose 0.3 percent to 95.365 , although the U.S.
However, this relative positive relationship between the euro and the DAX cannot be observed when analyzing the performance of the US dollar and the Dow Jones Industrial Average in Figure 3 which plots the values of the DJIA and U.S. Dollar Index (USDX) since 1980.
During that same 12 months, the U.S. dollar index gained almost 23%.
During the first half of the 1980s, the U.S. Dollar Index (DXY), which compares the U.S.
The yuan has now appreciated 1.1 percent from its lowest level this year, touched on July 25, but the rise has still lagged behind a 5-plus percent dive in the U.S. dollar index during the same period.

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