U.S. futures point to higher opening bell ahead of an interest rate decision by the Federal Reserve.
Macquarie Group (AX:MQG) has issued a 500 million pound ($667 million) green loan as a part of a wider 2 billion pound loan issue, Australia's largest investment bank said on Wednesday.
Traders have put three emerging-market currencies on notice amid speculation a more hawkish tone from the Federal Reserve alongside a widely anticipated rate increase Wednesday could propel the dollar higher.
The pound slid to the day’s lows on Wednesday after data showing that UK inflation remained steady at a one-year low on May, despite pressure from higher oil prices.
Oil prices edged lower on Wednesday, as investors looked ahead to fresh weekly data on U.S. commercial crude inventories to gauge the strength of demand in the world’s largest oil consumer and how fast output levels will continue to rise.