The US House of Representatives passed US President Joe Biden's $1.75T "Build Back Better" social spending package by a margin of 220-213 on Friday, sending it to be voted on in the Senate.
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EUR/USD climbs to fresh daily highs above 1.0700
EUR/USD has regained its traction and climbed to a fresh daily high above 1.0720 in the second half of the day on Thursday. Despite the upbeat ADP employment data, the downward revision to Unit Labor Costs for the first quarter triggered a fresh leg of USD selloff, boosting the pair.
GBP/USD tests 1.2500 as USD continues to weaken
GBP/USD has extended its daily rebound toward 1.2500 in the American session. The US Dollar continues to weaken against its rivals as soft wage inflation data feed into expectations for a pause in Federal Reserve rate hikes at the upcoming policy meeting.
Gold climbs above $1,970 as US yields extend slide
Gold price climbed above $1,970 in the American session on Thursday. Following weak wage inflation data from the US, the benchmark 10-year US Treasury bond yield is down more than 1% on the day below 3.6%, fuelling XAU/USD's daily rally.
XRP unlocks tokens worth $500 million as SEC vs. Ripple verdict looms
Ripple, the cross-border payment remittance giant, has unlocked a total of 1 billion XRP tokens from escrow on Thursday. This unlock is a part of the scheduled monthly distribution strategy of the XRP token.
LCID sheds 13% with $3 billion share sale
Lucid Group (LCID), the maker of the Lucid Air luxury electric sedan, surprised shareholders late Wednesday when it announced that it would raise $3 billion in new common stock.