The dollar rose against other major currencies in a lackluster session Monday on predictions that Germany’s central bank won’t immediately raise interest rates and worries about Japan’s sluggish economy.
Trading was quiet in the absence of fresh economic news and because financial markets in London were closed for a holiday.
“It has to be one of the quietest days of the year,” said Agostino Floro, assistant vice president of foreign exchange at Bank Austria in New York.
Exchange Currency in Dollars Dollar in foreign currency Canada .7187 1.3914 France .1631 6.1310 Germany .5493 1.8205 Great Britain 1.6051 .6230 Italy .000564 1774.30 Japan .008418 118.79 Mexico .129049 7.7490
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