BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Euro zone unemployment fell to a new nine-year low in November thanks to strong economic growth, data showed on Tuesday, but the jobless rates differ widely across the single currency bloc.
LONDON (Reuters) – The yen reached a five-day high on Tuesday, after the Bank of Japan trimmed its purchases of long-dated government bonds in market operations, stoking speculation the central bank could start to wind down its huge stimulus policy this year.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Inflation-squeezed British shoppers cut back on almost everything other than food in the last three months of 2017, leading to the biggest fall in non-grocery spending since 2009, industry figures showed on Tuesday.
Bitcoin remains on the defensive, despite yesterday's sharp recovery from $14,000 levels.
Next trading day's important events
- 12:30 (GMT+3) UK – Industrial Production (MoM) (Nov)
- USDJPY: 112.65
- EURUSD: 1.1932
- S&P 500: 2751.82
- NASDAQ: 7172.02