Commerce secretary to push EU to lower tariffs: Trump (news: 12/03/18)

Today's press

  • BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will urge the European Union to lower its trade barriers, which are unfair to U.S. farmers and industry, Donald Trump said on Monday.

  • LONDON (Reuters) – Sterling rose on Monday, extending its rise from last week as a revival in risk appetite prompted investors to load up on the British currency though concerns over Brexit progress at an EU summit later this month capped gains.

  • Bitcoin (BTC) is solidly bid on the first trading day of the week, but a move above $10,000 could turn out to be a bull trap, the technical charts indicate.

Next trading day's important events

  • 02:45 (GMT+3) NZ – RBNZ Governor Grant Spencer speech
  • 14:30 (GMT+3) UK – Budget Report
  • 15:30 (GMT+3) US – Consumer Price Index (YoY) (Feb)
  • 17:30 (GMT+3) CA – BoC Governor Poloz Speech

Forex quotes:

  • USDJPY: 106.50
  • EURUSD: 1.232


  • S&P 500: 2783.06
  • NASDAQ: 7577.26

Source: Alpari

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