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    U.S. Dollar Index

    The U.S. Dollar Index is an overall measure of the value of the USD relative to a basket of foreign currencies.

    The code for the index is USDX or DXY.

     

    Latest US Dollar Index (USDX)

    105.38
    The U.S. Dollar Index is at 90-day highs near 105.4, 2.3% above its 3-month average of 103, having traded in a quite stable 5.7% range from 99.76 to 105.4
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    U.S. Dollar Index - What is it?

    The U.S. Dollar Index is a measure of the value of the United States dollar relative to a basket of six foreign currencies. The Index goes up when the U.S. dollar is stronger compared to other currencies.

    For some relative context, the U.S. Dollar Index started in 1973 at the value of 100.000. It has since traded as high as 164.72 in February 1985, and as low as 70.69 in March 2008.

    Which currencies are in the U.S. Dollar Index ?

    The U.S. Dollar Index is a weighted geometric mean of the US dollar's value relative to following six currencies:

    • Euro (EUR), 57.6% weight
    • Japanese yen (JPY) 13.6% weight
    • Pound sterling (GBP), 11.9% weight
    • Canadian dollar (CAD), 9.1% weight
    • Swedish krona (SEK), 4.2% weight
    • Swiss franc (CHF) 3.6% weight

    The charts below show the 90-day charts of each of the six currencies that comprise the dollar index: USD-EUR, USD-JPY, USD-GBP etc.

    USD-EUR
    0.9379
    USD/EUR :
    3MHIGH
    USD-JPY
    147.60
    USD/JPY :
    3MHIGH
    USD-GBP
    0.8135
    USD/GBP :
    3MHIGH
    1D+0.8%
    USD-CAD
    1.3477
    USD/CAD :
    1MLOW1d
    1D-0.8%2d
    USD-SEK
    11.17
    USD/SEK :
    3MHIGH
    1D-0.9%1d
    USD-CHF
    0.9049
    USD/CHF :
    3MHIGH
    1D+0.8%

    Read our USD/EUR Forecasts for an analysis of forecasts from banks and FX experts as well as news and recent movements of USD in the currency markets.