WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. employers hired more workers than expected in July and raised their wages, signs of labor market tightness that likely clears the way for the Federal Reserve to announce next month a plan to start shrinking its massive bond portfolio.
Bitcoin cash, the new alternative cryptocurrency, is crashing.
Investing.com - The People's Bank of China set the yuan mid-point at 6.7132 against the dollar on Friday, compared to the previous close of 6.7175.
The pound rose and bonds fell after Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent said interest rates could rise more than the markets expect.
A forum account tied to the cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e has issued a new statement, claiming to be in control of databases and bitcoin wallets days after the site's domain was seized by law enforcement agencies.
Deposit Money Banks have started showing investors price quotes for the naira on screens instead of giving them by phone, traders have said.
Next trading day's important events
- USDJPY: 110.85
- EURUSD: 1.1766
- S&P 500: 2474.69
- NASDAQ: 6344.44