LONDON (Reuters) - The euro held near a two-year high against the dollar on Friday as investors took the latest European Central Bank meeting as a sign that policymakers weren't greatly concerned about recent currency strength.
U.S. stocks sank Friday and the euro climbed to its strongest level against the dollar since January 2015 as investors assessed an investigation into U.S. President Donald Trump that may stall his economic agenda. European shares fell as the common currency’s rally weighed on carmakers and other exporters. Oil slumped as OPEC supply increased this month.
BEIJING — China's forex regulator said Thursday that the country was seeing its most balanced forex market supply and demand in three years due to improving economies at home and abroad as well as an intensified crackdown on irregularities.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. after his father won the Republican nomination for the 2016 U.S. presidential election counted Russia's FSB security service among her clients for years, Russian court documents seen by Reuters show.
The Senate on Thursday, approved the recommendation by its Committee on Foreign Affairs that the Federal Government should grant a concession of N200 to a United States dollar for Nigerian Muslims’ pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia in 2017.
Next trading day's important events
- 10:30 (GMT 3) Germany - Markit Manufacturing PMI (Jul) Preliminary
- 11:00 (GMT 3) Eurozone - Markit Manufacturing PMI (Jul) Preliminary
- 16:45 (GMT 3) USA - Markit Manufacturing PMI (Jul) Preliminary
- USDJPY: 111.19
- EURUSD: 1.165
- S&P 500: 2468.21
- NASDAQ: 6375.18