New York, US (BBN) – Global stocks mixed Friday as House vote on a US healthcare vote to replace Obamacare delayed.
The Trump administration trying win support for the bill from skeptic conservative Republicans, reports
Trump reportedly threatens to drop the bill and push ahead with plans for tax reform.
Asia mostly higher.
Nikkei 225 up 0.93 per cent as the yen slips against the dollar.
Europe edges lower as euro flat.
DAX off 0.15 per cent.
FTSE 100 off 0.08 per cent.
US stock index futures higher as Wall St edged lower overnight.
Dollar index edges higher ahead of expected rescheduled vote on US healthcare bill.
Oil higher with Baker Hughes rig count data on tap.
Gold lower. US Treasury yields higher lending support for the dollar.