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The United States dollar index took an aim for the highest weekly gain in a span of four weeks as noticed on Friday. The rivals faced a struggle during the course of trade war comments and tensions coming from President Donald Trump on his ongoing Europe Trip.

The ICE U.S. Dollar Index DXY, -0.16%, that is the index that calculates the dollar in competition with a total of 6 of its competitors, came down 0.1% at 94.710. This took place after it hit its best level since the early days of the month of July earlier. This information is according to FactSet data. A 0.7% gain was set for the dollar gauge for the week, which is the largest one if calculated from the week that ended on July 15.

The poorest G-10 performer was New Zealand dollar USDNZD, +0.2218%, which grabbed the limelight. This happened due to the manufacturing data that got weakened and made the kiwi dollar fell during late Thursday.

The British pound GBPUSD, +0.2120% also got weakened at the start of Friday’s trade. It was in response to Trump’s comments of the killing of any bilateral trade deal that would potentially occur. Though now there may be a possibility of a trade deal occurring.

A senior market analyst at City Index, Fiona Cincotta said that the EU and the U.S. can’t be afforded to be alienated by the U.K. Both of them are the biggest trade partners in foreign trade for the U.K. An either-or solution won’t be chosen in such a case.

Moving upwards from $1.3206 to $1.3235 is what Sterling fetched in New York on late Thursday. The lowest dollar level was reached by the pound right from the month’s beginning. This is because the uncertainty of the economic future of U.K. weighed on its own currency.