Investing.com - The pound was hovering near fresh six-month highs against the U.S. dollar on Friday, after the release of overall positive U.K. economic growth data and as sentiment on the greenback also remained vulnerable ahead of key U.S. data due later in the day.
Marine Le Pen took her fight for the French presidency to the Right-wing Riviera bastion of Nice last night slamming Emmanuel Macron as a puppet of "oligarchs" whose aim is to destroy and "dilute" France.
The naira depreciated from 388 per United States dollar on Wednesday to 390/dollar on Thursday as the Central Bank of Nigeria continued to intervene in the foreign exchange market to boost the local currency.
Investing.com - The dollar trimmed losses but remained within close distance of a five-month trough against other major currencies on Friday, after the release of disappointing U.S. economic growth data and as concerns over U.S. politics continued to weigh.
Concern about global trade and U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" policies kept appetite for risky assets in check on Friday, setting world stocks on the path to a sluggish end to what will be their sixth straight month of gains.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 28 (Reuters) - The Malaysian central bank's short-term dollar borrowings on its currency reserves book hit an all-time high of nearly $18 billion in March, data on Friday showed, reflecting what the bank said were its efforts to keep its money markets liquid.
Next trading day's important events
- n/a (GMT 3) European Commission Releases Economic Growth Forecasts
- 17:00 (GMT 3) USA - ISM Manufacturing PMI (Apr)
- USDJPY: 111.50
- EURUSD: 1.0911
- S&P 500: 2389.18
- NASDAQ: 6064.81