Emerging-market currencies headed for the biggest two-day advance since March as a slowdown in U.S. services expansion spurred speculation the Federal Reserve will delay raising interest rates. Gains in stocks were led by energy producers.
Iran's oil minister said on Thursday that the Islamic republic supports efforts by OPEC member Venezuela to stabilise global crude markets, after discussions in Tehran.
In its latest Inflation Report, it has cut its prediction for GDP growth this year from 2.5% in November to 2.2%.
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- USDJPY: 117.27
- EURUSD: 1.1216
- S&P 500: 1,912.53
- NASDAQ : 4,504.2