BRC Retail Sales -1.0% vs. -0.5% forecast

The British Retail Consortium said retail sales in the U.K. fell more-than-expected last month, official data showed on Monday.In a report, British Retail Consortium said that BRC Retail Sales fell to a seasonally adjusted -1.0%, from -0.4% in the preceding month.Analysts had expected BRC Retai ...

Dollar weaker in early Asia despite Yellen views on rates

Investing.com - The dollar fell against the yen in Asia early on Tuesday with remarks from the Fed chief that suggested rate hikes were likely sooner rather than later failing to lift the greenback. USD/JPY fell 0.20% to 110.71, while AUD/USD rose 0.12% to 0.7510 The U.S. dollar index, whic ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.09%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Consumption, Real Estate and Telecoms sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa added 0.09%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Lojas Renner SA (SA:LREN3), which rose ...

Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; IPC up 0.40%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Consumer Goods&Services, Telecoms Services and Consumer Staples sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the IPC gained 0.40% to hit a new all time high. The best performers of the session on the IPC ...

Crude prices settle higher amid Libyan output disruptions

Investing.com – Crude settled higher on Monday, after production halted at Libya’s largest oilfield for the second time in as many weeks while rising geopolitical tensions in the Middle East lifted sentiment. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for April delivery gained 84 cents ...

Tesla on track to close at new-all time high

Investing.com – Shares of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) set a new-all-time intraday high on Monday, after Wall Street research firm Piper Jaffray upgraded the stock from neutral to overweight. Shares of Tesla rose to an intraday record high of $313.73 and remained on track to close at a record high o ...

Gold turns negative despite dollar slump

Investing.com - Gold prices traded below breakeven on Monday, as increased expectations the Federal Reserve would hike rates in June offset a rise in geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and Korea. Gold for April delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange lost $3.45, o ...

Portugal stocks lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.34%

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Consumer Services, Utilities and Telecoms sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 declined 0.34%. The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were Corticeira Amorim (LS:CORA), which rose ...

Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.91%

Investing.com – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Healthcare, Consumer Services and Oil&Gas sectors led shares higher. At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 added 0.91% to hit a new 6-months high. The best performers of the session on the OMX ...

France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.54%

Investing.com – France stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Financials, Oil&Gas and Industrials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 fell 0.54%, while the SBF 120 index lost 0.47%. The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were Nokia Oyj ...

Italy stocks lower at close of trade; Investing.com Italy 40 down 0.59%

Investing.com – Italy stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Utilities, Financials and Telecoms sectors led shares lower. At the close in Milan, the Investing.com Italy 40 lost 0.59%. The best performers of the session on the Investing.com Italy 40 were Banca Generali ...

Belgium stocks higher at close of trade; BEL 20 up 0.07%

Investing.com – Belgium stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Telecoms, Consumer Goods and Healthcare sectors led shares higher. At the close in Brussels, the BEL 20 gained 0.07% to hit a new 52-week high. The best performers of the session on the BEL 20 were Galapagos NV ...

Germany stocks mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.20%

Investing.com – Germany stocks were mixed after the close on Monday, as gains in the Pharmaceuticals&Healthcare, Media and Retail sectors led shares higher while losses in the Utilities, Food&Beverages and Industrials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX fell 0.20%, ...

Sweden stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Stockholm 30 up 0.18%

Investing.com – Sweden stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Healthcare, Consumer Goods and Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Stockholm, the OMX Stockholm 30 added 0.18%. The best performers of the session on the OMX Stockholm 30 were Fingerprint Cards AB ...