The euro hit a six-month peak and German stocks touched a record high on Tuesday as signals on further European integration contrasted with political turmoil and fresh doubts about the economy in the United States.
Consumer prices in the UK rose more strongly than expected in April as higher air fares pushed the headline inflation to the highest since September 2013. Annual CPI rose from 2.3% in March to 2.7% in April, while core CPI, jumped from 1.8% to 2.4% – the highest since March 2013. Analysts were expecting CPI to increase to 2.6% and for core inflation to rise to 2.2%.
Investing.com - The Canadian dollar rose to the highest levels in three weeks against its broadly weaker U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as fresh concerns over the Trump administration and a slate of mixed U.S. economic reports pressured the greenback.
Next trading day's important events
- USDJPY: 113.51
- EURUSD: 1.1071
- S&P 500: 2403.83
- NASDAQ: 6160.31