The Bank of England will release its monetary policy summary and announce the interest rate on September 19, at 14:00 MT time.
Bitcoin hits $10,000 boasting 940% of gains in 2017
On Tuesday, the virtual currency bitcoin managed to grow to an all-time maximum above $10,000 on key exchanges as well as digital currency indexes, including the well-known Luxembourg-based trading platform BitStamp.
Reportedly created in 2009, the virtual currency bitcoin makes use of encryption along with a blockchain database, enabling the anonymous and rapid transfer of funds outside of a conventional centralized payment system.
It has ascended more than 900% so far in 2017, reporting the largest revenue of all asset classes, taking advantage of soaring institutional demand for crypto-currencies because mainstream and financial use has expanded.
However, many skeptics tell that it appears to be a pure speculative bubble, which has no relation to real financial market activity, to say nothing of the economy. What’s more JPMorgan chief Jamie Dimon dared to have it labeled a fraud.
We've got some positive news for the British pound and we are awaiting the release of the core retail sales for Canada at 15:30 MT.
The tweet by Iran's foreign minister increased the possibility of tensions in the region. It pushed the oil prices up.
The European trading session will be highlighted by the events for the British pound. Traders will pay special attention to the BOE meeting at 14:00 MT.