China NBS Manufacturing PMI above forecasts (51.5) in September: Actual (52.4)

China Non-manufacturing PMI rose from previous 53.4 to 55.4 in September

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.42%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the S&P Lima Juniors, Banking&Financials and Non-Metal Minerals sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General added 0.42% to hit a new 3-years high. The best performers of the session ...

Top 5 Things That Moved Markets This Past Week

Bitcoin steadied as Draghi played down ECB’s ability to regulate cryptocurrencies A few weeks after Bitcoin suffered one its worst crashes in its nine-year history as China stepped up efforts to curb bitcoin trading activity, forcing local cryptocurrency exchanges to cease trading, the popular ...

Mexico Fiscal Balance, pesos rose from previous -22.56B to -13.89B in August

Fitch affirms Norway at ‘AAA’; outlook stable – Reuters

"Fitch Ratings has affirmed Norway's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'AAA' with a Stable Outlook," Reuters reported. Key quotes: Fitch on Norway - ‍Expect recently adopted macro-prudential measures will help stabilise housing market and lea ...

Wall Street rises with Dow & S&P refreshing record highs

Major equity indexes in the U.S. extended their upside on the last trading day of the third quarter on the back of robust gains witnessed in tech shares. Both the S&P and Nasdaq rose to fresh record highs while the Dow Jones remained relatively calm. Nonetheless, all three indexes were able t ...

Fitch affirms Switzerland at ‘AAA’; outlook stable – Reuters

"Fitch Ratings has affirmed Switzerland's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'AAA' with a Stable Outlook," Reuters reported. Key quotes: Fitch says Switzerland's rating reflects track record of prudent economic, fiscal policies, diversifie ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.99%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Real Estate, Consumption and Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa rose 0.99%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Cia Siderurgica Nacional SA (SA:CSNA3), ...

Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; IPC up 0.42%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Consumer Goods&Services, Financial Services and Telecoms Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the IPC added 0.42%. The best performers of the session on the IPC were Nemak SAB de CV ...

Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.11%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Healthcare, IT and Clean Technology sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite rose 0.11% to hit a new 3-months high. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX ...

US Pres. Trump to decide on next Fed Chair in 2-3 weeks

Speaking to reporters on the White House South Lawn, US President Donald Trump said that he has had four meetings for Fed chairman and would be making a decision over the next two or three weeks, as reported by Reuters. Key quotes (via Reuters): Will probably decide Price's (Healt ...

United States CFTC Gold NC net positions down to $212.6K from previous $236.1K