WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. home sales unexpectedly fell in June, posting their third straight monthly decline as a persistent shortage of properties on the market drove house prices to a record high, likely sidelining some potential buyers.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone consumer confidence was unchanged in July from June, indicating economic growth may be stabilising going into the third quarter, figures released on Monday showed.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The yen strengthened broadly on Monday following a Reuters report that the Bank of Japan was debating moves to scale back its massive monetary stimulus, spurring bids for the Japanese currency.
Economists have expressed optimism that the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria would retain the benchmark lending rate due to uncertainties in the global and domestic environment.
Bitcoin's (BTC) price clocked a two-month high of $7,820 today and looks set to extend gains further, a key cryptomarket gauge indicates.
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- 10:30 (GMT 3) DE - Markit Services PMI (Jul)Preliminar
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