WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, suggesting that claims processing disrupted by recent hurricanes has begun to improve.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s sterling inched up on Thursday as expectations for a gradual tightening of policy from the Bank of England protected the pound from the political turmoil engulfing Prime Minister Theresa May’s government.
Investing.com - The dollar remained broadly lower against other major currencies on Thursday, after the release of disappointing U.S. jobless claims and as uncertainty over the fate of a major U.S. tax reform bill continued to weigh.
The Central Bank of Nigeria says it has formed strategic partnerships with agricultural commodity associations in the country in its effort to expand the implementation of the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme.
The world's largest cryptocurrency rose to new record highs yesterday, rallying to $7,848.31 on CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) before falling to a low of $7,058 today. As of writing, the bitcoin-US dollar (BTC/USD) exchange rate is trading at $7,253.50.
Next trading day's important events
- 03:30 (GMT 3) Australia - RBA Monetary Policy Statement
- USDJPY: 113.52
- EURUSD: 1.1603
- S&P 500: 2594.38
- NASDAQ: 6789.12