LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar wallowed near three-year lows on Friday as heightened fears of a U.S. government shutdown unnerved investors, while U.S. Treasury yields continued an upward march to hit their highest levels since September 2014.
Investing.com – Retail sales in the UK declined much more than expected in December, dampening optimism over the British economy, official data showed on Friday.
Stuck in the doldrums today, bitcoin needs a quick break above $12,500 or the tide may turn in favor of the bears, the charts suggest.
Next trading day's important events
- 16:30 (GMT 3) US - Chicago Fed National Activity Index (Dec)
- USDJPY: 110.70
- EURUSD: 1.2236
- S&P 500: 2805.44
- NASDAQ: 7319.63