dolar 4Pt. Solid gold berjangka ~Dolar melemah ke tujuh minggu terendah selama sehari karena kemungkinan berkurangnya pemilih Inggris untuk meninggalkan Uni Eropa mengembalikan fokus kekhawatiran para pembuat kebijakan Federal Reserve tentang permasalahan ekonomi dan laju kenaikan suku bunga secara bertahap.

Mata uang AS turun terhadap semua mata uang utama karena komentar Ketua The Fed Janet Yellen dalam kesaksian kongresnya yang menegaskan pandangan kehati-hatian dan ketidak pastian ekonomi. Dolar melemah terhadap euro dan pound karena para pedagang mengambil isyarat dari taruhan peluang yang mengarah ke referendum Inggris untuk tetap berada di Uni Eropa.

Mata uang AS telah jatuh 2,6 persen dalam bulan ini terhadap ekspektasi bahwa The Fed tidak akan mampu untuk menaikkan suku bunga, berbeda dengan rekan-rekan di Eropa dan Jepang, yang melakukan stimulus moneter.

Indeks Bloomberg Dollar Spot, yang melacak mata uang terhadap 10 mata uang utama, turun 0,4 persen pada pukul 05:00 sore di New York, level terlemah sejak 4 Mei. Dolar melemah 0,5 persen menjadi $ 1,1296 per euro dan turun 0,3 persen menjadi 104,41 yen.(solid gold)

Sumber: Bloomberg

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The dollar weakened to a seven-week low during the day as a reduced likelihood of the U.K. voting to leave the European Union returned focus to Federal Reserve policy makers� concern about economic headwinds and a gradual pace for interest-rate increases.

The U.S. currency fell versus all its major peers as Fed Chair Janet Yellen�s comments in her congressional testimony reiterated a cautious and uncertain view of the economy. It weakened against the euro and pound as traders took cues from betting odds that point to the U.K. voting to stay in the EU.

The U.S. currency has fallen 2.6 percent this month on expectations that the Fed won�t be able to raise interest rates, in contrast with its peers in Europe and Japan, which are carrying out monetary stimulus.

The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index, which tracks the currency against 10 major peers, declined 0.4 per cent as of 5 p.m. in New York, its weakest level since May 4. The dollar weakened 0.5 percent to $1.1296 per euro and fell 0.3 percent to 104.41 yen.

Source: Bloomberg