Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.98%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the S&P Lima Juniors, Banking&Financials and Mining sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 0.98% to hit a new 52-week high. The best performers of the session on the ...

Top 5 things that moved markets this past week

Investing.com – Take a peek at the top 5 things that rocked U.S. markets this week. Investors chomping at the Bitcoin Bitcoin recorded a series of all-time highs this week just shy of $4,500, on the back of optimism over the future of the digital currency. Gains were reversed in the latte ...

Flex receives approval for additional share repurchase

Investing.com - Flex Ltd (NASDAQ:FLEX) has received approval to purchase up to 20% of its shares outstanding, up to $500 million. This comes even after the company has repurchased $298.8 million worth of shares so far this year for a total of $2.6 billion. Flex's shares were indicated up almost 1 ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.09%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Financials, Real Estate and Electric Power sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa gained 1.09% to hit a new 3-months high. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Natura ...

Bitcoin continues to move away from record peaks, remains above $4000

Following its record setting rally in mid-week, bitcoin's technical correction continued on Friday with the BTC/USD pair losing more than 5%. As of writing, the pair was trading at $4088, losing nearly $250 on the day. Nevertheless, on a weekly basis, the pair gained nearly $600. Th ...

Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; IPC up 0.16%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Materials, Consumer Goods&Services and Consumer Staples sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the IPC rose 0.16%. The best performers of the session on the IPC were Gruma SAB de CV (MX:GRUMAB), ...

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.54%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Materials, Industrials and IT sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite fell 0.54% to hit a new 6-months low. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were ...

Colombia stocks higher at close of trade; COLCAP up 0.39%

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Financials, Investment and Public Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP rose 0.39%. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Bancolombia Pf (CN:BIC_p1), which rose ...

US stocks close lower as Dow posts weekly loss

Investing.com – U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday, as U.S. political uncertainty continued unabated, after White house chief strategist Steven Bannon resigned. "White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Steve Bannon have mutually agreed today would be Steve's last day. We are grateful fo ...

Foot Locker shares plunge as business declines

Investing.com - Foot Locker Inc (NYSE:FL) closed Friday’s session down over 27% after the company released its latest, disappointing earnings. Foot Locker earned $51 million, or 39 cents a share in the second quarter, down from $127 million, or 94 cents a share, a year earlier. Adjusted earnings ...

Tenet Healthcare shares spike following sudden board member resignations

Investing.com- Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC)shares spiked higher on Friday after Randy Simpson and Matt Ripperger have resigned the board due to "irreconcilable differences." Both board members joined as nominees of employer Glenview Capital Management. On Thursday, they issued a join ...

U.S. economic data mixed this week – Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Research Team shares its review of this week's economic data from the U.S., with key quotes found below: "Retail sales provided the most positive piece of economic news in the United States this week. Sales topped expectations in July and, coupled with upward revisions t ...