The trade-weighted US dollar index, also known as the broad index, is a measure of the value of the United States dollar relative to other world currencies. It is similar to the U.S. Dollar Index in that its numerical value is determined as a weighted average of the price of various currencies relative to the dollar, but different currencies are used and relative values are weighted differently. A weighted average of the foreign exchange value of the U.S. dollar against a subset of the broad index currencies that circulate widely outside the country of issue. Major currencies index includes the Euro Area, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Australia, and Sweden.

Indicator Period Value % Chg Prev
Euro to Australian Dollar Exchange Rate Sep 13 2019 1.613 AUD/1 EUR 1.15%
Euro to Chinese Yuan Exchange Rate Sep 13 2019 7.859 CNY/1 EUR 1.14%
Euro to Japanese Yen Exchange Rate Sep 13 2019 119.83 JPY/1 EUR 1.43%
Euro to Pound Sterling Exchange Rate Sep 13 2019 0.8909 GBP/1 EUR 0.19%
Euro to Swiss Franc Exchange Rate Sep 13 2019 1.094 CHF/1 EUR 0.44%
Euro to US Dollar Exchange Rate Sep 13 2019 1.110 USD/1 EUR 1.21%
Real Trade Weighted US Dollar Index: Broad Aug 2019 102.53 1.84%
Real Trade Weighted US Dollar Index: Major Currencies Aug 2019 106.82 0.66%
Real Trade Weighted US Dollar Index: Other Important Trading Partners Aug 2019 110.90 2.78%
Trade Weighted US Dollar Index: Broad Sep 13 2019 130.11 -0.06%
Trade Weighted US Dollar Index: Major Currencies Sep 13 2019 92.52 0.07%
Trade Weighted US Dollar Index: Other Important Trading Partners Sep 13 2019 171.58 -0.15%

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The foreign exchange market (forex, FX, or currency business sector) is a worldwide decentralized market for the exchanging of monetary standards. This incorporates all parts of purchasing, offering and trading monetary standards at present or decided costs. Regarding volume of exchanging, it is by a long shot the biggest business sector in the world. The main members in this business sector are the bigger global banks. Budgetary revolves far and wide capacity as stays of exchanging between an extensive variety of different sorts of purchasers and merchants day and night, except for weekends. The foreign exchange market does not decide the relative estimations of various monetary forms, but rather sets the present business sector cost of the estimation of one currency as requested against another.

The foreign exchange market helps worldwide exchange and ventures by empowering currency transformation. For instance, it allows a business in the U.S.A. to import merchandise from The European Union , particularly Eurozone individuals, and pay Euros, despite the fact that its money is in US dollars. The foreign exchange market works through money related establishments, and it works on a few levels. Off camera, banks turn to a little number of budgetary firms known as "dealers," who are effectively required in extensive amounts of foreign exchange exchanging. Most foreign exchange merchants are banks, so this in the background business sector is some of the time called the "interbank market", in spite of the fact that a couple insurance agencies and different sorts of money related firms are included. Exchanges between foreign exchange merchants can be vast, including a huge number of dollars. As a result of the power issue while including two monetary standards, forex has little (assuming any) supervisory element managing its activities.

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