Dollar-index rises to one-month high

LONDON, Aug 20 (BestGrowthStock) – The dollar rose to its highest in
a month versus a currency basket on Friday, as traders sought
the safe haven of the greenback on growing risk aversion and as
the euro fell (Read more about the trembling euro. ) to one-month lows.

The dollar (.DXY: ) rose to 83.055, its highest since July 22,
as European stocks traded with losses of around 0.6 percent
(.FTEU3: ) and U.S. stock futures pointed to a negative open
(.SPc1: ).

A string of disappointing U.S. data led to falls in equity
markets, while the euro was weighed by comments from ECB’s
Weber, who said unlimited liquidity measures should be extended
beyond year-end.

Dollar-index rises to one-month high