LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling held above a 1-1/2 year low on Thursday as concerns on how a British Parliament vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal next week would unfold prompted investors to remain on the sidelines.
Investing.com - U.S. private employers added 179,000 jobs in November, below economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor ADP showed on Thursday.
The optimism over the U.S.-China trade talks is gone and all European sectors are in the red as plunging U.S. futures fuel investors’ exodus. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index is having its worst day since February, trading at the lowest level since December 2016.
Bitcoin (BTC) remains on the defensive despite a 4-percent recovery from nine-day lows today, but bearish pressure may weaken if prices rise above key resistance near $3,900.
Next trading day's important events
13:00 (GMT 3) EMU - Gross Domestic Product s.a. (YoY) (Q3)
16:30 (GMT 3) US - Nonfarm Payrolls (Nov)
16:30 (GMT 3) CA - Unemployment Rate (Nov)
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