The dollar appreciated today against the euro and closed mixed against the rest of the major currencies in a day in which the US Department of Commerce revised the growth rate of the country’s economy.
At the end of the session in the financial markets in New York, a dollar was changed to 0.8943 euros, compared to 0.8920 euros the previous day, while for a euro were paid today 1,1182 dollars.
The US currency also advanced against the British pound sterling, the Swiss franc and the Mexican peso, while backing against the Japanese, with a change of 111.34 yen per dollar, as against the Canadian dollar.
The mixed closing of the “green ticket” before the three-day weekend to be taken in US markets, with Memorial Day on Monday, comes as the US Department of Commerce reviews the GDP growth rate In the first quarter of 2017.
The new figures indicate that the country’s economy expanded 1.2 percent in the first 90 days of the year, higher than expected and 0.5 percent more than the 0.7 percent that had been announced last month.
The Dollar Ended thus Against the Major Currencies:
Previous Change Currency
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EURO / DOLLAR 1,1182 1,1211
DO 111.34 111.84
H% 0.7811 0.7727
DO 0.9744 0.9731
DOLLAR / DOLLAR CANADA 1,3447 1,3487
DO. 18,513 18,505