Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.68%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Mining, Non-Metal Minerals and Industrials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General declined 0.68%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Sociedad Minera ...

Top 4 things that moved markets this past week

Investing.com – Take a peek at the top 4 things that rocked U.S. markets this week. Draghi sparked a euro rally EUR/USD hit a two-year high this week, after expectations grew that the European Central bank was edging closer to tightening monetary policy, following ECB president Mario Draghi’s ...

Brazil stocks lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.45%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Basic Materials, Industrials and Financials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa declined 0.45%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA ...

Wall Street closes mixed as Florida prepares for Irma

After a choppy session, major equity indexes in the U.S. closed the day mixed on Friday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average adding small gains and the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite recording losses. Recent reports suggested that Hurricane Irma was losing strength and it was recentl ...

Mexico stocks lower at close of trade; IPC down 0.33%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Consumer Goods&Services, Materials and Industrials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Mexico, the IPC fell 0.33% to hit a new 1-month low. The best performers of the session on the IPC were Grupo ...

U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.06%

Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Friday, as gains in the Financials, Utilities and Healthcare sectors led shares higher while losses in the Oil&Gas, Technology and Consumer Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained ...

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.26%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Energy, Materials and Consumer Staples sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite fell 0.26%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Dollarama Inc ...

US stocks close lower: Nasdaq snaps 2-week winning streak

Investing.com – U.S. stocks closed mostly lower on Friday, weighed by a slump in energy, after oil prices sunk as Irma hurled towards Florida while a dip in treasuries amid falling expectations of an additional rate hike this year capped gains in financials. The Dow Jones Industrial Averag ...

Colombia stocks lower at close of trade; COLCAP down 0.37%

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Industrials, Financials and Investment sectors led shares lower. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP declined 0.37%. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Grupo Argos SA (CN:ARG), which rose ...

EUR/USD looks to close day above 1.20, up more than 150 pips on week

The EUR/USD pair was able to build on yesterday's gains during the first half of the day and refreshed its highest level since January 2015 at 1.2090 before retreating in the NA session. As of writing, the pair was trading at 1.2035, up 0.11% on the day. The majority of this week' ...

CFTC: Euro Net Longs at 6-Year High; Gold Longs at 1-Year High

Investing.com - The Commodity Futures Trading Commission released its weekly Commitments of Traders report for the week ending September 5 on Friday.Speculative positioning in the CME and ICE currency, commodity, energy and index futures: LongShor ...

Insurers rebound even as Irma barrels toward Florida

Investing.com - Hurricane Irma may be barrelling toward Florida, but major insurers who have been hit by Hurricane Harvey and the approach of Irma actually turned higher on Friday. While there is no concrete reason for the reversal - Irma will likely still result in massive damages in its path ...

Bitcoin slumps on report China plans to shut down crypto-exchanges

Investing.com – Bitcoin slumped on Friday amid a report that Chinese regulators were planning to shut down local cryptocurrency exchanges sparking fears that large bitcoin/Chinese yuan exchanges would be forced to halt trading. On the U.S.-based Bitfinex exchange, bitcoin fell to $4298.9 ...

Hudbay Minerals shares crash as company pans CDN$242 Mln Financing

Investing.com -HudBay Minerals Inc. (NYSE:HBM) was one of the top losers during Friday’s session, with shares starting their selloff in the pre-market session after the company announced a CDN$242 million bought deal financing. A syndicate of underwriters will purchase 24,000,000 common shares of ...

United States Consumer Credit Change above forecasts ($15.1B) in July: Actual ($18.5B)