BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone economic sentiment improved more than expected in September, reaching levels last seen in July 2007, with optimism rising in all sectors except financial services, data from the European Commission showed on Thursday.
Investing.com - Growth of the U.S. economy in the second quarter (Q2) was revised up more than expected on Thursday, boosting optimism over the health the of the U.S. economy, according to official data.
LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling slipped to a two-week low on Thursday after the governor of the Bank of England said the central bank could not be expected to nullify the likely damage to the economy from Brexit.
Morgan Stanley Chief Executive Officer James Gorman takes a more measured view on the cryptocurrency than crosstown rival Jamie Dimon, the JPMorgan Chase & Co. head who earlier this month called it “a fraud” that’s in a speculative bubble worse than tulip bulbs.
The Trump administration is reaffirming its commitment to blockchain as a technology with the potential to improve U.S. government operations.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The failure of two big Russian lenders within a month has cast doubt on how much longer a phenomenon of the post-Soviet financial system, the “pocket bank”, can last.
Next trading day's important events
- 11:00 (GMT 3) Germany - Unemployment Rate s.a. (Sep)
- 12:00 (GMT 3) Eurozone - Consumer Price Index (YoY) (Sep)
- 15:30 (GMT 3) US - Core Personal Consumption Expenditure - Price Index (YoY) (Aug)
- 17:15 (GMT 3) Eurozone - ECB President Draghi's Speech
- 17:45 (GMT 3) UK - BoE's Governor Carney speech
- USDJPY: 112.68
- EURUSD: 1.1784
- S&P 500: 2505.94
- NASDAQ: 6445.65