FXstreet.com (CÃ³rdoba) - Dow Jones close up almost 100 points (1,2%) boosted by better-than-expected results in the financial sector. This situation used to be followed by a rise in risky currencies or in those who had fall the most in the weeks that followed the upsurge of the financial crisis. Today it was not the case.
The dollar ends the day with a small appreciation. USD/CHF rise 0.30% and GBP/USD fall 0.41%. After falling at the beginning of the Asian session, USD/JPY fully recovered and now is at the same levels as yesterday (99,40). The British pound suffered depreciation today, losing part of Wednesday gains. GBP/USD ends the day below 1,5000; being unable to break the resistance at 1,4940.
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