Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.62%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Banking&Financials, Non-Metal Minerals and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 0.62%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were ...

Fed's Kaplan: Reiterates view of three rate hikes for 2017

Investing.com – Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan reiterated his view on Tuesday that a total of three interest hikes remained appropriate for 2017. Kaplan said that three total rate hikes in 2017, is the “baseline scenario” but insisted that the Federal Reserve would co ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.15%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Industrials and Real Estate sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa added 1.15%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Cia Paranaense de Energia ...

Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; IPC up 0.88%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Consumer Goods&Services, Materials and Telecoms Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the IPC gained 0.88% to hit a new all time high. The best performers of the session on the IPC were ...

Colombia stocks higher at close of trade; COLCAP up 0.32%

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Financials, Industrials and Public Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP added 0.32% to hit a new 6-months high. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Cemex ...

Crude futures settle 1% lower after EIA reveals bearish outlook

Investing.com – Crude futures settled lower on Tuesday, as concerns over rising U.S. oil output returned, after the Energy Information Administration (EIA) raised its near-term outlook for U.S. oil production and revised down its projections for oil prices. On the New York Mercantile Exchang ...

Gold slumps as investors cool on safe-haven buying

Investing.com - Gold prices traded lower on Tuesday, as investors continued to ditch safe-haven assets, after Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the French election eased uncertainty while a surge in rate hike expectations weighed on upside momentum. Gold for June delivery on the Comex division of the ...

Rosengren: risk of economy overheating amid sharp unemployment drop

Investing.com – Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren warned on Tuesday that faster interest rate hikes would be needed should unemployment continued drop below the level of “natural employment” and cause the economy to overheat. Rosengren, said the current unemployment rate of 4.4%, a 10-year l ...

Dollar soars amid surge in June rate expectations

Investing.com – The dollar traded higher against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, buoyed by an uptick in expectations that the Federal Reserve is poised to increase its benchmark rate in June. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted ...

Spain stocks lower at close of trade; IBEX 35 down 0.42%

Investing.com – Spain stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Financial Services&Real Estate, Chemical, Petroleum&Plastic and Consumer Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Madrid, the IBEX 35 lost 0.42%. The best performers of the session on the IBEX 35 ...

Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 0.36%

Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Technology, Consumer Services and Oil&Gas sectors led shares higher. At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX rose 0.36% to hit a new 5-year high. The best performers of the session on the AEX were Relx NV ...

Finland stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Helsinki 25 up 0.46%

Investing.com – Finland stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Technology, Consumer Services and Telecoms sectors led shares higher. At the close in Helsinki, the OMX Helsinki 25 rose 0.46% to hit a new all time high. The best performers of the session on the OMX Helsinki 25 ...

Belgium stocks lower at close of trade; BEL 20 down 0.01%

Investing.com – Belgium stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Financials, Industrial Engineering and Banking sectors led shares lower. At the close in Brussels, the BEL 20 lost 0.01% to hit a new 5-year high. The best performers of the session on the BEL 20 were Umicore NV ...

Germany stocks higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.43%

Investing.com – Germany stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Utilities, Food&Beverages and Media sectors led shares higher. At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX rose 0.43% to hit a new all time high, while the MDAX index gained 0.34%, and the TecDAX index added 0.64%. ...

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