Currencies: Dollar kicks off week with more losses as pounds jumps

The dollar’s weakening trend continued on Monday, as the greenback fell anew against the euro, pound and other major crosses, while a holiday in the U.S. was set to keep volumes thinner than normal.

What are currencies doing?

The ICE U.S. Dollar Index DXY, -0.53% , which measures the buck against a basket of six rivals, was down 0.6% to 90.452.

Meanwhile, the WSJ Dollar Index BUXX, -0.40% , which gauges the greenback against 16 currencies, dropped 0.4% to 84.43.

The euro EURUSD, +0.5738% climbed to $1.2267 from $1.2200 late Friday in New York, building on a 1.4% rally from last week.

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