UK house prices post biggest monthly increase for six months (news: 09/04/18)

Today's press

  • House prices strengthened in March to post their biggest monthly gain since August, according to Halifax, the UK’s biggest mortgage lender.

  • BOAO/BEIJING, China (Reuters) – China stepped up its attacks on the Trump administration on Monday over billions of dollars worth of threatened tariffs, saying Washington is to blame for trade frictions and repeating it was impossible to negotiate under “current circumstances”.

  • MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s ruble experienced its biggest one-day fall for over two years on Monday and stocks in major Russian companies also slid, as investors reacted to a new round of U.S. sanctions targeting some of Russia’s biggest tycoons.

Next trading day's important events

  • 11:30 (GMT+3) US – FOMC Member Kaplan Speech
  • 12:30 (GMT+3) UK – MPC Member Haldane Speech


Forex quotes:

  • USDJPY: 107.05
  • EURUSD: 1.2323


Indices:

  • S&P 500: 2633.75
  • NASDAQ: 7027.08

Source: Alpari

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