China's bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchanges have received instruction that they will need to voluntarily shut down by September 15.
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday, but the Dow eked out another record high, as investors shrugged off North Korea’s latest missile test and domestic economic data that did little to move the needle on the timing of an interest rate hike.
LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling hit its highest level since the results of the Brexit vote on Friday and was heading for its best week in almost 9 years on a trade-weighted basis, as traders bet the Bank of England would raise interest rates soon.
Investing.com - The People's Bank of China set the yuan mid-point at 6.5423 against the dollar on Friday, compared to the previous close of 6.5540.
The pound climbed to the highest level against the dollar since just after the Brexit vote and U.K. government bonds tumbled as Bank of England policy maker Gertjan Vlieghe stoked speculation of an interest-rate increase within months.
The National Bureau of Statistics on Friday released the Consumer Price Index report which measures inflation with the rate dropping year-on-year from 16.05 per cent in July to 16.01 per cent in August.
Next trading day's important events
- 12:00 (GMT 3) Eurozone - Consumer Price Index (YoY) (Aug)
- USDJPY: 110.90
- EURUSD: 1.1964
- S&P 500: 2493.18
- NASDAQ: 6428.60