LONDON (Reuters) – British inflation unexpectedly held close to its highest level in nearly six years in January, highlighting the challenge facing the Bank of England and reinforcing expectations of a rise in interest rates in May.
For about five minutes, the world’s most volatile currency barely budged as a top leader of South Africa’s ruling party made the announcement that everybody had been waiting for: President Jacob Zuma has been ordered to resign.
LONDON (Reuters) – Traders betting on the Goldilocks scenario of a not-too-hot, not-too-cold global economy came up against market bears again on Tuesday, with little sign yet of a winner emerging in their ongoing face-off.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – It is not the European Central Bank’s job to regulate Bitcoin, its President Mario Draghi said on Tuesday, while warning the public about the risks associated with the volatile cryptocurrency.
Investing.com – The U.S. dollar remained broadly lower against other major currencies on Tuesday, as sentiment on the greenback became more vulnerable in the face of recovering equity markets.
The naira closed at 363 per United States dollar at the parallel market on Monday despite the sale of the sum of $536m on Friday and Monday by the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Russia’s Ministry of Communications and Mass Media (Minkomsvyaz) has published a document establishing the licensing rules for ICO projects, Forklog news outlet reported Monday, Feb. 12.
UK house price growth accelerated to 5.2 per cent in the year to December, new official data shows.
Next trading day's important events
- 10:00 (GMT+3) DE – Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (YoY) (Jan)
- 13:00 (GMT+3) Eurozone – Gross Domestic Product s.a. (YoY) (Q4)
- 16:30 (GMT+3) US – Retail Sales ex Autos (MoM) (Jan)
- 16:30 (GMT+3) US – Consumer Price Index (YoY) (Jan)
- USDJPY: 107.62
- EURUSD: 1.2355
- S&P 500: 2645.04
- NASDAQ: 6966.57