Gary Cohn, Donald Trump’s top economic adviser, has quit, the latest in a series of high-profile departures from the Trump administration.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. trade deficit increased to a more than nine-year high in January, with the shortfall with China widening sharply, suggesting that President Donald Trump’s “America First” trade policies are unlikely to have a material impact on the deficit.
The European Union is planning to levy tariffs on imports of US whiskey, peanut butter, cranberries and orange juice in retaliation for Donald Trump’s promised new imposts on steel imports, the Brussels trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom has confirmed.
Investing.com - U.S. private employers added 235,000 jobs in February, well above economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor ADP showed on Wednesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling skidded to its weakest level against the euro since late November on Wednesday, as investors worried about Britain’s ability to secure a favourable divorce deal with the EU, ahead of two Brexit-related speeches later in the day.
Bitcoin prices tanked almost 7% in the past 24 hours as its trading volume tumbled to a two-year low. At 19:39 UTC today, the price of one bitcoin token was about $10,656 after topping $11,432 just hours earlier.
Next trading day's important events
- 15:45 (GMT 3) EMU - ECB Interest Rate Decision
- 16:30 (GMT 3) EMU - ECB Monetary policy statement and press conference
- 19:00 (GMT 3) CA - BoC Governor Poloz Speech
- USDJPY: 105.81
- EURUSD: 1.2411
- S&P 500: 2712.02
- NASDAQ: 7344.61