LONDON (Reuters) - World stock markets hovered close to all-time highs on Monday as the best start to a year in eight years showed little sign of running out of steam, with the combination of strong global growth and low inflation powering the appetite for risk.
LONDON (Reuters) - The euro slipped a third of a percent on Monday as investors took profits after a recent rally though currency markets remained bullish about the outlook for the single currency on the backdrop of a strengthening economic recovery.
Investing.com - Retail sales in the euro zone rose more than expected in November, industry data showed on Monday.
Oil prices rose on Monday, poised to make above $70 on a slight decline in the number of U.S. rigs drilling for new production and sustained OPEC output cuts.
Bitcoin is looking weak today after prices failed to hold above $17,000 levels at the weekend.
Next trading day's important events
- 11:00 (GMT 3) Non-monetary policy ECB meeting
- USDJPY: 113.01
- EURUSD: 1.1962
- S&P 500: 2741.09
- NASDAQ: 7141.66