LONDON (Reuters) – The euro fell half a percent on Thursday as investors took profits after the European Central Bank said it would extend its bond purchases at a reduced rate on Thursday, as widely expected.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased less than expected last week, suggesting the labor market continued to tighten after recent hurricane-related disruptions.
Investing.com – Pending home sales in the U.S. showed no change in September, dampening optimism over the health of the housing sector, industry data showed on Thursday.
Catalonia's leader, Carles Puigdemont, has cancelled an address in which he was expected to dissolve the regional parliament and call an election for December.
At press time, the bitcoin-U.S. dollar (BTC/USD) exchange rate is $5,840 across global exchanges. As per CoinMarketCap, the cryptocurrency has witnessed a 6 percent increase in the last 24 hours.
Next trading day's important events
- 15:30 (GMT+3) US – Gross Domestic Product Annualized (Q3)Preliminar
- 15:30 (GMT+3) US – Core Personal Consumption Expenditures (QoQ) (Q3)Preliminar
- USDJPY: 113.80
- EURUSD: 1.1718
- S&P 500: 2561.25
- NASDAQ: 6557.00