WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting that a strong economy was helping the labor market weather ongoing trade tensions between the United States and a host of other countries.
Investing.com – U.S. producer prices were unchanged in July, according to data released on Thursday.
LONDON (Reuters) – Sterling steadied near 11-month lows on Thursday after a decline this week that was fueled by investor fears Britain will leave the European Union without an agreement on its future relationship with the bloc.
Next trading day’s important events
04:30 (GMT+3) AU – RBA Monetary Policy Statement
11:30 (GMT+3) UK – Gross Domestic Product (QoQ) (Q2)
15:30 (GMT+3) US – Consumer Price Index Ex Food & Energy (YoY) (Jul)
15:30 (GMT+3) CA – Unemployment Rate (Jul)
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