Dollar jumps to highest level in eight months, with the decline in the euro and franc

The dollar jumped to its highest level in eight months against the basket of major currencies on Friday amid speculation that the Swiss central bank may trace the impact of the ECB to cut the deposit rate competition among major currencies, pushing the dollar down.

The US currency to its highest level and stepped up against the Swiss franc since August 2010 with the support speculation that the central Swiss will continue to cut deposit rates next week.

The decline in the euro, which faced pressure throughout the week as speculation that the ECB will ease policy to stimulate the euro-zone economy to less than $ 1.06 in thin trade due to the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States.

The euro was down 0.2 percent against the greenback to $ 1.0588.

Most analysts expect to raise the Fed (US central) interest rates month Almqubl- which supports Atar- two weeks after the unexpected announcement from the European central to further monetary easing.

But yesterday the dollar index - which measures the performance of the greenback versus a basket of currencies Riasah- level of 100.2, approaching the annual peak 100.39.