Market news

13 August 2021

Asian session review: the US dollar fell slightly against the major currencies

TimeCountryEventPeriodPrevious valueForecastActual
06:30SwitzerlandProducer & Import Prices, y/yJuly2.9% 3.3%
06:45FranceCPI, y/yJuly1.5%1.2%1.2%
06:45FranceCPI, m/mJuly0.1%0.1%0.1%


During today's Asian trading, the US dollar fell slightly against the main world currencies.

The ICE index, which tracks the dynamics of the dollar against six currencies (euro, swiss franc, yen, canadian dollar, pound sterling and swedish krona), fell by 0.05%. Nevertheless, the index remains near the maximum value since the beginning of April.

Traders are waiting for signals from the US Federal Reserve System (Fed) about its plans to curtail stimulus measures.

Statistics published yesterday showed that the number of applications for unemployment benefits in the United States fell for the third week in a row. The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits for the first time last week decreased by 12 thousand - to 375 thousand people, according to the report of the Ministry of Labor. This is the minimum level since the end of June.

Producer prices in the United States in July jumped by 7.8% compared to the same month a year earlier, according to data from the Ministry of Labor of the country. This is the maximum growth rate since the beginning of the calculation of the indicator in November 2010.

Several Fed officials this week have spoken in favor of the regulator beginning to roll back stimulus it has put in place to support the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Material posted here is solely for information purposes and reliance on this may lead to losses. Past performances are not a reliable indicator of future results. Please read our full disclaimer.

Open Demo Account
I understand and accept the Privacy Policy and agree that my name and contact details can be used by TeleTrade to contact me about the information I have selected.
23 International Awards
Have a question?

We are ready to assist you in every step of your trading experience
by providing 24/5 multilingual customer support.

Follow us

Risk Warning: Trading Forex and CFDs on margin carries a high level of risk and may not be suitable for all investors. CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 72.72% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. Prior to trading, you should take into consideration your level of experience and financial situation. TeleTrade strives to provide you with all the necessary information and protective measures, but, if the risks seem still unclear to you, please seek independent advice.

© 2011-2021 Teletrade-DJ International Consulting Ltd

Teletrade-DJ International Consulting Ltd is registered as a Cyprus Investment Firm (CIF) under registration number HE272810 and is licensed by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) under license number 158/11.

The company operates in accordance with the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID).

The content on this website is for information purposes only. All the services and information provided have been obtained from sources deemed to be reliable. Teletrade-DJ International Consulting Ltd ("TeleTrade") and/or any third-party information providers provide the services and information without warranty of any kind. By using this information and services you agree that under no circumstances shall TeleTrade have any liability to any person or entity for any loss or damage in whole or part caused by reliance on such information and services.

TeleTrade cooperates exclusively with regulated financial institutions for the safekeeping of clients' funds. Please see the entire list of banks and payment service providers entrusted with the handling of clients' funds.

Please read our full Terms of Use.

To maximise our visitors' browsing experience, TeleTrade uses cookies in our web services. By continuing to browse this site you agree to our use of cookies.

Teletrade-DJ International Consulting Ltd currently provides its services on a cross-border basis, within EEA states (except Belgium) under the MiFID passporting regime, and in selected 3rd countries. TeleTrade does not provide its services to residents or nationals of the USA.

Material posted here is solely for information purposes and reliance on this may lead to losses. Past performances are not a reliable indicator of future results. Please read our full disclaimer.

CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 72.72% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.