The Turkish lira fell against the dollar for a sixth day and government bonds dropped as a showdown with the U.S. over a detained American pastor continued to weigh on investor sentiment.
The dollar edged higher against a basket of the other major currencies on Monday after the latest U.S. jobs report underlined expectations for the Federal Reserve to stick to a gradual pace of rate hikes this year.
China’s yuan pared gains and mainland equities declined, as markets tried to find direction after trade tension with the U.S. escalated further over the weekend and Chinese authorities announced a measure to support the yuan late Friday.
Bitcoin was flat on Thursday as the bear market returned to cryptocurrencies.
Cryptocurrencies prices were mixed on Thursday. Bithumb, one of South Korea’s largest digital asset exchanges, will stop creating new accounts due to partnership problems with local banks in the country, reports on Thursday revealed.