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U.S. Dollar Edges Down; Yen Rises on Safe-Haven Demand
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 12:51 WIB | CURRENCIES | Indeks DolarDolar AS

The U.S. dollar edged down on Tuesday in Asia while the Japanese yen gained as heightening tension in the Middle East drew safe-haven demand.

The U.S. dollar index that tracks the greenback against a basket of other currencies was down 0.1% to 95.428 by 1:35 AM ET (05:35 GMT).

The USD/JPY pair last traded at 106.93, down 0.3%.

On the Sino-U.S. trade front, Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Trump will meet at the G-20 summit in Japan this weekend. The two leaders will resume trade talks but a quick trade deal is not expected.

The USD/CNY pair traded 0.1% higher to 6.8790.

The AUD/USD pair was unchanged at 0.6959, while the NZD/USD pair jumped 0.4% to 0.6643.

Source: Investing.com

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