Markets remained on cautious footing Wednesday, with investors boosting haven assets from gold to the Japanese yen as tensions grew between the U.S. and North Korea. American equities fell a second day.
Investing.com - The dollar held steady against the other major currencies on Wednesday, after the release of mixed U.S. data and as markets continued to focus on geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and North Korea.
The Bank of England is to task a senior executive with the role of conflicts officer to avoid a rerun of the circumstances that led to the resignation of Charlotte Hogg as deputy governor after she failed to disclose her brother works for Barclays.
A department store chain has become the latest mainstream retailer in Japan to accept bitcoin payments.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. worker productivity rose more than expected in the second quarter amid an increase in hours, but the trend remained weak, suggesting that robust economic growth could remain elusive.
LONDON (Reuters) - Switzerland's franc on Wednesday posted its biggest single-day rise against the euro since the central bank removed its cap on the currency in January 2015.
Next trading day's important events
- USDJPY: 109.93
- EURUSD: 1.1732
- S&P 500: 2467.50
- NASDAQ: 6330.68