The US dollar keeps sliding vs the majors on February 12. Traders have taken a break given US dollar hikes observed lately and stock market recovery.
As it was reported, the greenback strengthened given Congress approval of the 2-year federal budget issue, which drew the line under the government shutdown. Under the agreement achieved by the US officials, the budget spending will be expanded by $300 billion and the decision concerning state debt ceiling is delayed for a year.
The US Dollar index has been seen at 90.14% today, while the previous peak was recorded at 90.45 last Friday.
The euro and sterling rose by 0.11% to 1.2265 and 1.3838 respectively.
The British currency posted gains after the officials said that the Brexit agreement was yet to be achieved and even looked doubtful at all.
The yen and franc went down vs the US dollar to 108.68 and 0.9381.
The AUD-USD and NZD-USD rates showed different dynamics with the former gaining 0.10% to 0.7823 and the latter falling 0.17% to 0.7245. The USD-CAD pair decreased to 1.2568.