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 AUD/USD stabilized at 0.7594, slightly above the 0.7584 zone, the NZD/USD approached the 0.6908 level rising 0.14%, and the U.S. dollar index at 93.07 declining 0.14%.
Gold calm upon North Korea's missile launch
The precious metal, gold, remained calm today amid the investors and the traders focusing on North Korea's recent missile launch and the FED's head comments on monetary policy.
The comex gold futures reached $1,295.71 a troy ounce little changed, the copper futures to $3.096 a pound slipping 0.3% or 0.8 cents, palladium at $1,019.48 an ounce falling 0.1%, platinum to $954.15 adding 0.1%, and silver futures to $16.84 a troy ounce rising 2.0 cents or 0.1%.
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