Online Forex Update: US Dollar Trading Flat Today

Friday, April 24, 2009

Existing home sales figures showed a 3% fall in March to a less than expected annual rate of 4,570,000 units. Pundits who had thought that the housing market has hit a bottom woke to a realization that the situation is growing deeper. The dollar which had been up most of the day retreated after the report was released. As the market looks forward, forex online investors are waiting for the results of the US government stress tests for banks, a release that could shed great light on the actual state of the US economic environment.

At 11:45 GMT, the Dollar was trading flat to the yen at 98.0, down .04% to the British Pound to 147.06, up .07% tothe Canadian Dollar to 1.2235, up .14% to the Australian Dollar to .7135 and up .11% to the Kiwi to .5609


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