U.S. dollar ticks up

  • World
  • Thursday, 23 May 2024

NEW YORK, May 22 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar increased in late trading on Wednesday.

The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, went up 0.35 percent to 104.933 at 3:00 p.m. (1900 GMT).

In late New York trading, the euro lost to 1.0821 U.S. dollars from 1.0854 U.S. dollars in the previous session, and the British pound climbed to 1.2714 U.S. dollars from 1.2710 U.S. dollars in the previous session.

The U.S. dollar bought 156.63 Japanese yen, higher than 156.27 Japanese yen of the previous session. The U.S. dollar advanced to 0.9152 Swiss francs from 0.9113 Swiss francs, and it added to 1.3695 Canadian dollars from 1.3641 Canadian dollars. The U.S. dollar rose to 10.7476 Swedish kronor from 10.6959 Swedish kronor.

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