The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback's strength against a trade-weighted basket of six major types of money, was up 0.15% to 92.81 by 11.00 a.m. ET (03.00 p.m. GMT) after falling as low as 92.64 on Monday, the weakest since May 2016.
The index fell 2.88% in July, its fifth straight monthly decline and its largest monthly percentage decline since March 2016.
A separate report showed that U.S. (related to people who use a product or service) spending slowly moved up just 0.1% in June, and the personal consumption expenses (PCE) price index, leaving out/keeping out food and energy, also rose just 0.1% in June
The dollar was near one-and-a-half month lows against the desire, with USD/JPY at 110.14, near an overnight trough of 110.01.
The euro was lower, with EUR/USD down 0.32% to 1.1803, after touching a two-and-a-half year high of 1.1845 overnight.
Earlier in the day data showed that gross domestic product in the euro area rose 0.6% quarter-on-quarter in the three months to July and by 2.1% year-on-year, up from 1.9% in the first quarter.
Sterling was steady, with GBP/USD at 1.3224 after rising to a ten-month peak of 1.3244 earlier after data showing that UK factory growth rebounded in July on the back of a sudden rush in new exports.
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