The dollar hit one-year highs against a currency basket on Thursday, sending the euro below the $1.16 level after bullish comments be Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell cemented expectations for two more rate hikes this year.
The pound dropped below the 1.3000 level on Thursday as a result of an unexpected drop in consumer spending in June, further slimming the chances of a Bank of England rate hike in August.
The dollar rose against a currency basket on Thursday, to trade near one-year highs after hawkish comments by the chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve underlined expectations for two additional rate hikes by the central bank this year.
Bitcoin was slightly higher on Tuesday, as Coinbase becomes the first U.S. exchange to receive SEC approval.
Russia's biggest meat producer Cherkizovo (MM:GCHE) said on Tuesday it has launched a fully automated meat processing plant in the Moscow region, the largest of its kind in Europe.