Following a tumultuous week for the financial markets that featured renewed concerns about debt crises both in Europe and the United States and even new fears about a stock market crash, here is an overview of how the EUR/USD, GBP/USD and USD/CHF closed out the trading week on Friday, July 15th.
On Friday, the euro gained ground again vis-a-vis the US dollar, trading at around 1.4153 at the close of the trading.
The single currency was up 0.081% on the day and reached a session high of 1.4200 with a low of 1.4093.
The British pound declined against the Dollar on Friday, trading at around 1.6134 when market closed.
The Pound was down 0.031% on the day and reached a session high of 1.6176 with a low of 1.6076.
The Dollar decreased vis-à-vis the Swissy on Friday finishing the day at 0.8152 at the close of trading.
The greenback was down 0.004% on Friday after having reached a session high of 0.8192 and a low of 0.8121.