Bitcoin is ending the year on a good note, with the total value of bitcoin in circulation reaching more than $14 billion on Thursday (Dec. 22), setting an all-time high for the alternative digital currency.
British consumers brushed off June's Brexit vote and drove the economy to expand faster than expected in the third quarter, but a hefty current account gap and weaker trade and investment raised warning flags for 2017.
Canada’s economy contracted in October with the gross domestic product declining 0.3 per cent.
Next trading day's important events
- 07:00 (GMT 3) BoJ governor speaks
- USDJPY: 117.39
- EURUSD: 1.0433
- S&P 500: 2,260.96
- NASDAQ : 5,447.42