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  • Philly Fed Nonmanufacturing Index improved modestly in May.
  • US Dollar Index stays in the negative territory below 90.00.

The headline Regional Business Activity Index of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey improved to 36.9  in May from 36.3  in April.

Further details of the publication revealed that the Firm-level Business Activity Index rose to 22.1 from 21.5 and the Full-time Employment Index jumped to 24 from 7.

Market reaction

This report doesn’t seem to be having a significant impact on the USD’s performance against its rivals. As of writing, the US Dollar Index was down 0.17% on the day at 89.68.