LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling extended its drop to a two-week low against the dollar on Friday after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney signalled that the central bank may not rush to raise interest rates in May because economic data was “mixed”.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump criticized OPEC on Friday for output curbs that have helped raise global oil prices and said “artificially” high prices would not be accepted, drawing rebukes from oil-producing countries as prices dipped following his remarks.
Investing.com - Canadian retail sales increased to 0.4% in February, Statistics Canada said on Friday.
Investing.com - The overall rate of inflation in Canada picked up in March, Statistics Canada said on Friday. The consumer price index rose 2.3% last month, compared with the same month a year earlier.
Bitcoin (BTC) saw small gains last night, but the weak move did little to further the bull case.
Next trading day's important events
- 11:00 (GMT 3) EMU - Markit Manufacturing PMI (Apr)
- USDJPY: 107.78
- EURUSD: 1.2265
- S&P 500: 2686.82
- NASDAQ: 7202.17