Investing.com – The greenback has struggled to advance on Monday as the optimism of the trade agreement between the United States and China increased investors ‘ appetite for the shares more risky.
The dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a basket of six major currencies, fell 0.08% to 96,28 at 10h33 ET (15h33 GMT).
On Sunday, the us president, Donald Trump has tweeted that he would extend the deadline for new tariffs on chinese imports for a value of $ 200 billion, and would meet chinese president Xi Jinping in his field of Mar-a-Lago in Florida to conclude the negotiations.
The new has increased the hope that the two countries will soon sign a trade agreement, although the official news agency chinese Xinhua and others have cautioned that there remained differences between the two parties.
The dollar was higher against the yen and refuge, with USD / JPY up 0.12% to 110.79.
Elsewhere, the euro has appreciated due to the weakening of the dollar, with a rise of 0.13% of the EUR / USD to 1,1335. The pound has slightly recovered in spite of tensions on the Brexit, the GBP / USD winner of 0.23% at 1,3080.
The brazilian real has appreciated against the dollar, investors are hoping that the president Jair Bolsonaro will be able to advance his pension reform. The traders are also interested in the brazilian GDP, which will be published on Thursday. The BRL/USD rose 0.49% to 0,2681.
In Mexico, the peso was on the rise despite the increased appetite for risk, with the USD / MXN dipping 0.31% to 19,0770.
In Australia, the AUD / USD rose 0.64% to 0,7172, while the NZD / USD rose 0.63% to 0,6884.