LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling hit its highest point against the dollar in 10 months on Friday, climbing 1 percent after data further undermined expectations for more hikes in U.S. interest rates.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With talks to renegotiate the NAFTA trade pact just weeks away, U.S. farm groups and lawmakers from rural states are intensifying lobbying of President Donald Trump's administration with one central message: leave farming out of it.
Core consumer inflation last accelerated in January, on a year-over-year basis. In June, the smaller-than-forecast monthly advance reflected declines that extended beyond just a few categories. Household furnishings, clothing and hotel stays were also cheaper last month.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said on Friday that the U.S. central bank could begin to allow its $4.5 trillion balance sheet to shrink "as soon as September."
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- USDJPY: 112.56
- EURUSD: 1.1458
- S&P 500: 2452.03
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