- Brent #oil price held above $70 a barrel despite closing the week out with a decline after EIA warned about demand growth slowing.
- #BoE says spending on credit and debit cards rose last week to 99% of its pre-crisis level as households enjoyed the end of lockdown restrictions.
- #USD closes out the week near its highest level in four months against a basket of #currencies as investors looked for more hints from the #Fed.
16 أغسطس 2021
Bank of England reports flashing the plastic regains its allure.