The Dollar was mixed against the other major currencies as China's interest rate increased for the second time in six weeks and major indexes in US continued to rise and to hit a new high of two and a half years, led the investors to prefer higher yielding assets.

NASDAQ and Dow Jones strengthened by 0.47% and 0.59% respectively, Crude oil weakened by 0.6%, closed at 86.94$ a barrel, Gold (XAU) rose by 1.2%,the highest price in the past three weeks, closed at 1364.1$ an ounce. Today, Fed Chairman Bernanke Testifies.