Archive for July 30th, 2021


July 2021 in Figures

July 30, 2021

In July the dollar closed virtually unchanged from its midyear value against its DXY weighted index. The U.S. currency fell against other perceived safe havens like the yen and Swiss franc but rose 2.1% against the Australian dollar. The ten-year U.S. Treasury yield dropped 24 basis points, similar to the size of the drop in […] More

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Next Week’s Menu: July 31 – August 6, 2021

July 30, 2021

Central Banks: Monetary policies will be reviewed in Brazil, Thailand, Australia, India, the U.K., Czech Republic and Romania. Assorted July Purchasing Manager Surveys: Covering activities in manufacturing, services, construction, and private non-energy enterprises. Holidays and Events: will be observed Monday in Canada (Civic day) and India (bank holiday). The onset of August ushers in the […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Dollar Up 0.2% Against Euro, yen and Weighted index on Final Business Day of July

July 30, 2021

The U.S. currency also climbed overnight by 0.3% against sterling and 0.1% relative to the Swiss franc. However, equities have dropped, especially in Japan (-1.8%), Hong Kong (-1.4%), New Zealand (-1.2%), Spain and Taiwan (each down 0.9%), but also in Indonesia (-0.8%), the U.S. (Nasdaq -0.6% and S&P 500 down 0.4%), the U.K. (-0.5%) and […] More