Japan’s Current Account 1.73T vs. 1.73T forecast

Japan’s current account balance rose last month, official data showed on Wednesday.In a report, Ministry of Finance said that Japan’s Current Account rose to a seasonally adjusted 1.73T, from 2.29T in the preceding month whose figure was revised up from 2.21T.Analysts had expected Japan’s Current Ac ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.97%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Banking&Financials, Industrials and Mining sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 0.97% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the S&P ...

Reserve Bank of New Zealand holds steady at 1.75% as expected

Investing.com - The Reserve Bank of New Zealand held its overnight cash rate steady at 1.75% as expected on Thursday. For the full-text-statement, see: Statement by Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler: The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.75 percent. Globa ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.62%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Consumption, Industrials and Real Estate sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa gained 1.62% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Natura ...

Nigeria stocks higher at close of trade; NSE 30 up 3.20%

Investing.com – Nigeria stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Banking, Food, Beverages&Tobacco and Oil&Gas sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lagos, the NSE 30 added 3.20% to hit a new 6-months high. The best performers of the session on the NSE 30 were ...

Dollar remains under pressure after Trump fires FBI chief

Investing.com – The dollar traded roughly flat against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, as investors reacted negatively to President Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Covey. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of si ...

Spain stocks lower at close of trade; IBEX 35 down 0.13%

Investing.com – Spain stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Chemical, Petroleum&Plastic, Telecoms&IT and Financial Services&Real Estate sectors led shares lower. At the close in Madrid, the IBEX 35 fell 0.13%. The best performers of the session on the IBEX 35 ...

Netherlands stocks lower at close of trade; AEX down 0.11%

Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Technology, Telecoms and Financials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX fell 0.11%. The best performers of the session on the AEX were Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize NV (AS:AD), which ...

Russia stocks higher at close of trade; MICEX up 1.29%

Investing.com – Russia stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Power, Oil&Gas and Manufacturing sectors led shares higher. At the close in Moscow, the MICEX rose 1.29%. The best performers of the session on the MICEX were AFK Sistema (MCX:AFKS), which rose 8.66% or ...

Finland stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Helsinki 25 up 0.01%

Investing.com – Finland stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Healthcare, Consumer Services and Basic Materials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Helsinki, the OMX Helsinki 25 rose 0.01%. The best performers of the session on the OMX Helsinki 25 were Stora Enso ...

Poland stocks lower at close of trade; WIG30 down 0.98%

Investing.com – Poland stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Banking, Information Technology and Food sectors led shares lower. At the close in Warsaw, the WIG30 fell 0.98%. The best performers of the session on the WIG30 were CD Projekt SA (WA:CDR), which rose 4.15% or ...

Turkey stocks higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.91%

Investing.com – Turkey stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Wholesale&Retail Trade, Transport and Food&Beverages sectors led shares higher. At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 added 0.91% to hit a new all time high. The best performers of the session on the ...

U.S. stocks show caution over Trump agenda, Disney disappoints

Investing.com – Wall Street traded flat on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump’s abrupt dismal of FBI director James Comey made market players cautious and Disney earnings dampened investor enthusiasm. At 11:32AM ET (15:32GMT), the Dow Jones slipped 9 points, or 0.04%, the S&P 500 ...

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