FX: The dollar index retreated from local highs, falling 0.3% to 98.0. USDCNH fell to 7.0, but did not dare to cross the round level. EURUSD stayed above 1.1000. GBPUSD retreats to 1.2870 from highs at the end of Thursday.
Stocks: Futures for S&P500 exceeded 3100. MSCI World added 0.2% before European opening. Asian markets under pressure after the initial jump, do not share the optimism of US exchanges. The VIX volatility index fell from 13.2 to 13.04.
Commodities: Brent traded at $ 61.8, losing $ 0.4 over the last 24h. Gold is at $1466, stalled after rising earlier in the week.
Crypto: Bitcoin continues to get stuck, dropping to $ 8500. Top-10 altcoins range from -2.5% (XLM) to + 0.3% (EOS).
Important upcoming events (GMT):
10:00 EUR [!!] EA Consumer Price Index
13:30 USD [!!!] US Retail Sales
14:15 USD [!!] US Industrial Production
18:00 WTI [!!] Baker Hughes US Rig Count