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During today's trading the dollar reached a one month high against the yen amid rising Treasury yields, which reached a maximum of three.
At substantially strengthen the dollar against the euro yesterday's statement influenced Goldman Sachs Group Inc, under which it became known that the Federal Reserve hold until the revenge of the third round of bond purchases, known as quantitative easing.
An important event of the day, which is expected by many market participants began to yield data on the consumer price index, industrial production index and activity in the manufacturing sector from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. As it became known volume of industrial production in the U.S. in July increased by 0.6%, compared with a forecast from analysts of 0.5%. At the same time, the consumer price index remained unchanged in June. However, the data output by the index of manufacturing activity has surprised many economists and traders, as in August, he moved into negative territory to the level of -5.9 to 7.39 in July. I would also like to note that positive data a little later was able to please the state of the housing market index from the NAHB, which amounted to 37 in August, compared with 35 in July.
Pound during the day trading in a narrow range. At its price today was influenced by data on unemployment, according to which there were reduced to the level of 8.0% to 8.1%. We also learned that the number of applications for unemployment benefits fell in July by 5.9 thousand people, compared with growth of 6.4 thousand in June. At the same time, many analysts expect that figure to grow by 6.3 thousand
Today the euro weakened on speculation that the Swiss National Bank sold foreign currency against the backdrop of increasing its foreign exchange reserves to record levels last month.
Canadian dollar finally made a breakthrough below $ 0.99, breaking the barrier a significant number of options that protect this level amid speculation that the North American economic growth will support the country's exports. The course continues to trade below the three-month lows against the dollar.
The dollar index (DXY) rose 0.2% to 82.673, as investors bet that the Fed will start the third round of asset purchases.
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