The Australian dollar traded higher against the U.S. dollar today, following the positive data release in Australia's housing sector, amid the NZD declining after a disappointing business confidence report.
The Aussie was mainly stable versus the U.S. dollar today, amid the New Zealand dollar trading higher following the greenback's vulnerability amid the concerns over the U.S. and North Korea geopolitical tensions.
The precious metal, gold, traded higher today, amid the investors and the traders looking forward to a busy week and on the Fed's speakers views on monetary policy.
The U.S. dollar traded higher versus its major counterparts today amid the FED's policy meeting weighing on the greenback. The U.S. dollar index approached the 93.13 zone rising 0.10%.
Oil declined amid the rise in concerns whether the OPEC will be tightening supplies. Brent crude traded 40 cents lower at $62.92 per barrel, and the U.S. light crude at $57.86 falling 16 cents.
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