VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers look poised to agree on Thursday to extend output cuts until the end of 2018 to finish clearing a global glut of crude while signaling they could exit the deal earlier if the market overheats.
LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin slid to as low as $9,000 on Thursday, having lost more than a fifth of its value since hitting an all-time high of $11,395 on Wednesday. BTC=BTSP.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, dropping for a second straight week as labor market conditions tightened further.
The dollar climbed on Thursday, moving further away from a two-month low hit earlier this week, as investors added bets the U.S. central bank will continue to unwind its record policy stimulus plan next year as growth prospects brighten.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia inflation is seen slowing to a record low by the end of the year before rebounding to near the central bank's targeted level of 4 percent in 2018, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday.
A Nobel Prize-winning economist has joined the growing list of bitcoin critics, describing the cryptocurrency as a bubble that should be “outlawed.”
Next trading day's important events
- USDJPY: 112.12
- EURUSD: 1.1878
- S&P 500: 2636.17
- NASDAQ: 6847.30