United States CFTC USD NC net positions climbed from previous $-34.9K to $9.7K

United Kingdom CFTC GBP NC net positions rose from previous £-59.4K to £-57.1K

European Monetary Union CFTC EUR NC net positions up to €-69.4K from previous €-78K

Australia CFTC AUD NC net positions fell from previous $3.9K to $-1.5K

Japan CFTC JPY NC net positions dipped from previous ¥-75.4K to ¥-87K

United States CFTC Oil NC net positions: 444.9K vs 436.7K

United States CFTC Gold NC net positions: $98.3K vs previous $114.8K

Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.32%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Mining, Electricity and Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General fell 0.32%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Corporacion Aceros Arequipa SA ...

US Dollar Index: up 3.65% for the year

The US dollar finished 2016 with gains against most of the G10 currencies but ended lower versus the Japanese yen. During the last session of the year, Greenback pulled back, extending a bearish correction but kept its bullish trend intact.  Over the year, the US Dollar Index gained 3.70%. I ...

United States Baker Hughes US Oil Rig Count increased to 525 from previous 523

Portugal stocks higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.23%

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Technology, Consumer Goods and Consumer Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 rose 0.23% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were Banco ...

Spain stocks higher at close of trade; IBEX 35 up 0.27%

Investing.com – Spain stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Financial Services&Real Estate, Consumer Goods and Telecoms&IT sectors led shares higher. At the close in Madrid, the IBEX 35 gained 0.27%. The best performers of the session on the IBEX 35 were Gamesa ...

Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 0.15%

Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Consumer Services, Financials and Technology sectors led shares higher. At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX gained 0.15%. The best performers of the session on the AEX were Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize NV ...