WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy accelerated in the second quarter as consumers ramped up spending and businesses invested more on equipment, but persistent sluggish wage gains cast a dark shadow over the growth outlook.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's pound steadied close to its highest levels in 10 months against the dollar on Friday on comments from the finance minister about a transitional leaving deal with the European Union.
Investing.com - The U.S. dollar moved closer to a recent two-year low against its Canadian counterpart on Friday, as tepid U.S. data failed to boost sentiment on the greenback, while higher oil prices and a strong Canadian growth report supported demand for the local currency.
The price of bitcoin across global exchanges hit $2,833 today, the highest figure observed since July 23.
Next trading day's important events
- 12:00 (GMT 3) Eurozone - Consumer Price Index (YoY) (Jul) Preliminary
- 13:00 (GMT 3) UK - Inflation Report Hearings
- USDJPY: 110.97
- EURUSD: 1.1738
- S&P 500: 2465.94
- NASDAQ: 6355.33