Japan’s trade balance 0.17T vs. 0.61T forecast

Japan’ trade balance fell more-than-expected last month, official data showed on Wednesday. In a report, the Ministry of Finance said that the country’s trade balance fell to a seasonally adjusted 0.17T, from 0.61T in the preceding month whose figure was revised down from 0.68T. Analysts had ex ...

Dow sheds more than 100 points for second straight day

Investing.com – U.S. equities closed lower on Wednesday, as weaker than expected earnings from IBM and a slump in oil prices weighed on sentiment. The Dow posted a more than 100-point drop for the second-straight session not least because corporate earnings continued to disappoint, after IB ...

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.45%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Materials, Energy and Consumer Staples sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite lost 0.45%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Parkland Fuel ...

Colombia stocks lower at close of trade; COLCAP down 0.82%

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Financials, Investment and Public Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP declined 0.82%. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Corporacion Financiera Colombiana ...

Crude settles nearly 4% lower on bearish inventories data

Investing.com – Crude futures settled lower on Wednesday, as concerns over rising levels of U.S. crude oil production returned, after the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported U.S. crude inventories fell less than expected. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for Ma ...

Nigeria stocks higher at close of trade; NSE 30 up 0.63%

Investing.com – Nigeria stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Banking, Food, Beverages&Tobacco and Insurance sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lagos, the NSE 30 rose 0.63%. The best performers of the session on the NSE 30 were Fbn Holdings (LAGOS:FBNH), which ...

Morocco stocks higher at close of trade; Moroccan All Shares up 0.24%

Investing.com – Morocco stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Pharmaceutical Industry, Forestry&Paper and Chemicals sectors led shares higher. At the close in Casablanca, the Moroccan All Shares rose 0.24%. The best performers of the session on the Moroccan All Shares ...

Dollar bounces off lows; sterling pulls back from six-month high

Investing.com - The dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, but failed to recover losses sustained in the previous session as geopolitical events weighed on sentiment while a drop in June rate hike expectations capped gains. The U.S. dollar index, which measures th ...

Portugal stocks higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.14%

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Financials, Telecoms and Consumer Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 gained 0.14%. The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were Banco Comercial Portugues (LS:BCP), ...

Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.67%

Investing.com – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Personal&Household Goods, Chemicals and Oil&Gas sectors led shares higher. At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 rose 0.67%. The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were ...

France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.27%

Investing.com – France stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Financials, Technology and Basic Materials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 gained 0.27%, while the SBF 120 index gained 0.31%. The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were ...

Italy stocks higher at close of trade; Investing.com Italy 40 up 1.96%

Investing.com – Italy stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Financials, Telecoms and Travel&Leisure sectors led shares higher. At the close in Milan, the Investing.com Italy 40 added 1.96%. The best performers of the session on the Investing.com Italy 40 were ...

Finland stocks lower at close of trade; OMX Helsinki 25 down 0.14%

Investing.com – Finland stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Utilities, Technology and Basic Materials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Helsinki, the OMX Helsinki 25 declined 0.14%. The best performers of the session on the OMX Helsinki 25 were Outokumpu Oyj ...

Belgium stocks higher at close of trade; BEL 20 up 0.65%

Investing.com – Belgium stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Financials, Consumer Services and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Brussels, the BEL 20 gained 0.65%. The best performers of the session on the BEL 20 were ING Groep NV (AS:INGA), which ...

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