The yen was the best performer last week in a relief rally after months of declines.

Forexlive readers voted for the Canadian and US dollars last week. The loonie languished on the fall in oil while the US dollar took a small step backwards after many weeks at the top of the leaderboard.

poll results for the week ending Dec 12

Poll results for the week ending Dec 12

This week is the final true trading week of the year and that means flows will overshadow fundamentals are books are closed ahead of 2015. The main event, however, is the Federal Reserve and the decision whether or not to remove ‘considerable time’ will have major consequences for the US dollar.

What will be the best performer in the week ahead?

Canadian dollar 13 votes

US dollar 48 votes

Euro 21 votes

Yen 18 votes

Australian dollar 8 votes

Pound sterling 6 votes

New Zealand dollar 2 votes

Total 116 votes