LONDON (Reuters) – Sterling rose to a new 10-week high against the dollar on Friday and pulled itself out of a six-month trading range against the euro, prompting investors to unwind their long euro positions.
BOSTON (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve will probably need to raise interest rates at least three more times this year in the face of a robust U.S. economy, even while possible trade disruptions pose risks, a top Fed policymaker said on Friday.
WASHINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States would only join the Trans Pacific Partnership, a multinational trade deal his administration walked away from last year, if it offered “substantially better” terms than those provided under previous negotiations.
Investing.com – U.S. consumer sentiment pulled back in April from what had been its highest level since 2004 in the previous month as Americans became concerned over future trade agreements, according to a report published on Friday.
Next trading day's important events
- 15:30 (GMT+3) US – Retail Sales ex Autos (MoM) (Mar)
- USDJPY: 107.46
- EURUSD: 1.2326
- S&P 500: 2655.20
- NASDAQ: 7104.09