- House prices in the US declined in July.
- US Dollar Index stays in negative territory below 114.00.
The monthly data published by the US Federal Housing Finance Agency showed on Tuesday that the Housing Price Index fell by 0.7% on a monthly basis in July. This print followed June's increase of 0.1% and came in lower than the market expectation of +0.7%.
Meanwhile, the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index arrived at 16.1% on a yearly basis in July, compared to analysts' estimate of 17%.
These numbers don't seem to be impacting the dollar's market valuation in a significant way. As of writing, the US Dollar Index was down 0.3% on the day at 113.78.
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