The Swiss National Bank increased its foreign currency interventions to 13.2 billion Swiss francs (11.81 billion pounds) during 2019, nearly six times more than a year earlier, the central bank said on Thursday.
The Mexican peso fell by more than 2.6% in early Asian trading, touching a new record low of 24.34 units per dollar, Eikon Refinitiv data showed on Wednesday.
The dollar eased on Friday as six major central banks announced a coordinated action to enhance liquidity in the currency, but bounced off its lows in afternoon trading as stocks weakened.
福利网站The euro rose against the dollar and the pound on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced a 750 billion euro asset-purchase programme in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
福利网站The British pound plunged on Wednesday to its lowest level against the dollar since 1985 and to a more than decade-low versus the euro as coronavirus fears and a global rush to hold dollars overshadowed stimulus efforts.
The pound fell to a six-month low against the dollar and weakened against the euro on Wednesday as investors focused on the economic impact of the coronavirus.
福利网站The U.S. dollar surged on Tuesday as companies and investors sought out the most liquid currency on concerns about economic shutdowns from the global spread of the coronavirus.
福利网站Sterling dropped to its lowest level against the dollar since early September on Tuesday, as investors hoovered up the U.S. currency and after Britain toughened its approach to containing the coronavirus outbreak.
福利网站The safe-haven Japanese yen jumped on Monday as investors worried about the spreading coronavirus outbreak fled riskier assets, even after the U.S. Federal Reserve slashed rates to zero and launched what is effectively a new round of quantitative easing.
Sterling stumbled against the U.S. dollar and euro on Monday in volatile trading as money markets digested a further surprise cut to U.S. rates to rock-bottom levels by the Federal Reserve in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
When the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates to near zero on Sunday, the dollar fell, since the move blew away the yield on owning dollars and with it much of their attraction.
The dollar surged on Friday, posting sharp gains against the safe-haven Japanese yen as stock markets recovered globally and investors cheered efforts by governments and policymakers to address the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.
The pound weakened to a five-month low on Friday, erasing earlier gains, as the dollar rallied across the board in volatile trading.
福利网站Bitcoin surged by more than a fifth on Friday amid high volatility across rebounding global markets, reversing some of its heavy losses from a day earlier but still leaving the cryptocurrency down nearly 30% since the start of the week.
福利网站The euro weakened on Thursday, as investors were unimpressed by the European Central Bank's stimulus measures to fight the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak, with investors flocking to the safe-haven dollar after the Federal Reserve said it will inject liquidity...
Sterling tanked to five-month lows on Thursday, weighed down by worsening market turmoil after U.S. President Donald Trump slapped restrictions on travel from Europe and European Central Bank stimulus measures fell short of expectations.
福利网站The U.S. dollar dropped on Wednesday against the Japanese yen and Swiss franc, in line with the stock market's plunge, as fears over the spreading coronavirus pushed investors into safe havens, even as sterling fluctuated between gains and losses after the Bank of England...
Sterling clung to most of its earlier gains on Wednesday after the British government unveiled a 30 billion pound ($39 billion) economic stimulus plan, hours after the Bank of England slashed interest rates to lift the struggling economy.
Sterling fell against the euro on Wednesday but stayed steady against the dollar after the Bank of England cut interest rates by 50 basis points to 0.25%, in its first emergency since the global financial crisis more than a decade ago.
The dollar posted sharp gains on Tuesday against the safe-haven Japanese yen and Swiss franc, rebounding from the prior day's huge losses, as investors hoped global monetary policymakers will launch further stimulus plans to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak...
Sterling fell on Tuesday, unwinding most of its gains notched up in the previous session, thanks to a broad dollar rebound on expectations that the White House will unveil a fiscal stimulus package to limit the economic damage wrought by the coronavirus.
The safe-haven yen and Swiss franc surged on Monday, as risk appetite plummeted after a 30% crash in oil prices and tumbling stock markets panicked investors and sent currency prices swinging wildly.
Sterling gained further against a sinking dollar on Monday, rising to a one-month high, as coronavirus fears and a slump in oil prices roiled world markets.