Brazil stocks lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.94%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Basic Materials, Financials and Electric Power sectors led shares lower. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa fell 0.94%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were CEMIG - Companhia Energetica ...

Mexico stocks lower at close of trade; IPC down 0.99%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Industrials, Telecoms Services and Materials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Mexico, the IPC declined 0.99%. The best performers of the session on the IPC were Arca Continental , S.A.B. De C.V. ...

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.49%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Healthcare, Materials and IT sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite fell 0.49%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Tahoe Resources Inc ...

Colombia stocks lower at close of trade; COLCAP down 0.20%

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Investment, Financials and Public Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP declined 0.20%. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Ecopetrol SA (CN:ECO), which rose ...

Wall St closes flat; Fed leaves rates unchanged

Investing.com – U.S. stocks closed mostly lower on Wednesday, despite the release of positive economic data and an increase in expectations among investors for a June rate hike. The Federal Reserve decided to leave its benchmark rate unchanged on Wednesday at 0.75% to 1% but noted that growt ...

Crude prices settle higher despite mixed inventories report

Investing.com – Crude futures settled higher on Wednesday, as investors’ concerns over rising levels of U.S. output eased, after the latest report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), showed gasoline inventories rose less than expected. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude ...

Nigeria stocks higher at close of trade; NSE 30 up 0.78%

Investing.com – Nigeria stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Banking, Oil&Gas and Food, Beverages&Tobacco sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lagos, the NSE 30 added 0.78% to hit a new 3-months high. The best performers of the session on the NSE 30 were ...

Morocco stocks lower at close of trade; Moroccan All Shares down 0.23%

Investing.com – Morocco stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Real Estate, Pharmaceutical Industry and Oil&Gas sectors led shares lower. At the close in Casablanca, the Moroccan All Shares declined 0.23%. The best performers of the session on the Moroccan All Shares ...

Fed leaves rates unchanged; dollar jumps

Investing.com – The Federal Reserve kept its benchmark rate unchanged at 0.75-1% on Wednesday. The Federal Reserve struck a familiar tone in its statement concerning interest rates, pointing out that interest rate increases “will be gradual” in 2017, and highlighted that growth in economic ac ...

Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 1.33%

Investing.com – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Healthcare, Chemicals and Consumer Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 gained 1.33% 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 0.06%

Investing.com – France stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Industrials, Consumer Services and Technology sectors led shares lower. At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 lost 0.06%, while the SBF 120 index declined 0.08%. The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were ...

Italy stocks higher at close of trade; Investing.com Italy 40 up 0.10%

Investing.com – Italy stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Financials, Utilities and Chemicals sectors led shares higher. At the close in Milan, the Investing.com Italy 40 added 0.10%. The best performers of the session on the Investing.com Italy 40 were Banco Bpm ...

Finland stocks lower at close of trade; OMX Helsinki 25 down 0.48%

Investing.com – Finland stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Consumer Goods, Basic Materials and Industrials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Helsinki, the OMX Helsinki 25 lost 0.48%. The best performers of the session on the OMX Helsinki 25 were Nordea Bank AB ...

Gold edges lower as fed rate decision draws closer

Investing.com - Gold prices traded lower on Wednesday, after the release of strong U.S. data sparked upside momentum in the dollar and capped gains in the precious metal. Gold for June delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange shed $7.17, or 0.57%, to $1,249.89 a troy ounc ...

Germany stocks mixed at close of trade; DAX up 0.16%

Investing.com – Germany stocks were mixed after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Pharmaceuticals&Healthcare, Telecoms and Chemicals sectors led shares higher while losses in the Basic Resources, Retail and Food&Beverages sectors led shares lower. At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX ...