CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.
*Norwegian crown rises after Norges Bank removes easing bias. NEW YORK, June 22- The dollar was little changed against a basket of currencies on Thursday as low U.S. bond yields offset in-line data on domestic jobless claims and home prices, keeping it close to the one-month peak it reached earlier this week. The yen garnered some safe-haven demand on early...
Stocks in China take a hit after regulators tighten their grip on buying activity and video services.
*Norwegian crown rises after Norges Bank strips easing bias. NEW YORK, June 22- The dollar was flat against a basket of currencies on Thursday as low U.S. bond yields offset in-line data on domestic jobless claims and home prices, keeping it close to the one-month peak it reached earlier this week. "The market has not bought into the Fed's hawkish rhetoric," said Boris...
LONDON, June 22- Sterling traded slightly below $1.27 on Thursday as investors were divided over the prospect of a rise in interest rates from the Bank of England after two of its top officials gave opposing signals on the matter this week. BoE Governor Mark Carney said in a speech on Tuesday it was not the right time to raise interest rates, while the Bank's chief...
*Canadian dollar at C $1.3260, or 75.41 U.S. cents. TORONTO, June 22- The Canadian dollar strengthened on Thursday against its U.S. counterpart, boosted sales data, while the country's largest alternative lender got a. "The solid run of Canadian data continues," Benjamin Reitzes, Canadian rates and macro strategist at BMO Capital Markets, said in a research note.
U.S. stocks closed mixed on Thursday, with the health care sector posting strong gains.
Ethereum suffered flash crash on the GDAX exchange on Wednesday.
The British pound is on course to trend towards parity with the U.S. dollar and later even the euro, Beat Wittmann, partner at Porta Advisors, has warned.
Most predictions of a China crash are looking at the wrong scenario, Michael Buchanan, head of strategy at Singapore wealth fund Temasek, said on Thursday.