Dollar down vs yen in early Asia after NKorea sanctions

Investing.com - The dollar was quoted slightly weaker against the yen in early Asia on Tuesday with investors watching the impact of the latest U.N. sanctions on North Korea for its weapons programs. USD/JPY traded at 109.30, down 0.09%, while AUD/USD changed hands at 0.8027, flat. The U.S. dolla ...

NZD/USD calm around mid-0.72s as Asian traders enter the fray

Although the NZD/USD pair rose towards the 0.73 handle in the first few trading hours of the week amid an improved risk sentiment, it failed to extend its gains in the remainder of the day and turned flat around mid-0.72s. As of writing, the pair was trading at 0.7255. A strong rebound by th ...

The Day Ahead: Top 3 things to watch

Investing.com – Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 8 Apple will be in the tech spotlight on as it unveils its highly anticipated iPhone 8 in a product launch event slated for Tuesday. Shares of Apple closed nearly 2% higher, ...

Market wrap: US dollar, US bond yields and equities rose – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac share daily market wrap with the key quotes found below: "Global market sentiment: The US dollar, US bond yields and equities rose amid a calmer environment for risky assets. The S&P500 is up 1.0%. Hurricane Irma was not as damaging as feared, and North Korea did no ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.69%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Banking&Financials, Industrials and Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General rose 0.69%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Sider ...

UN vote would ban $726 million in N.Korea textile exports

An official from the U.S. briefed the reporters ahead of the UN vote saying that the UN resolution would include a ban of $726 million in North Korea textile exports, as reported by LiveSquawk. Key quotes (via LiveSquawk): UN resolution would cut 90% of North Korea exports 44% cut in North Kore ...

OPEC’s Barkindo: It is clear the oil market rebalancing process is underway

OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad was out on the wires, saying that the OPEC-led supply cut deal was helping to rebalance the global oil market, as reported by Reuters. Key quotes (via Reuters): OECD commercial oil stocks were 195 million barrels above 5-year average in July, down from 340 millio ...

Gold miners experience post Irma sell-off

Investing.com - Gold miners were one of the major casualties of Hurricane Irma’s smaller than anticipated impact, with the shares of all the major U.S. traded gold miners ending Monday’s session in the red. Gold futures had rallied in recent weeks, with Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma in ...

Turkish GDP growth holds steady in Q2 – Wells Fargo

"Real GDP growth in Turkey was 5.1 percent year-ago in Q2, slightly below the pace seen in Q1. Strong private demand, faster growth throughout Europe and a stable lira bode well for the Turkish economy," notes Wells Fargo Research Team. Key quotes: "Real GDP growth in Turkey was 5. ...

Wall Street closses day with robust gains as risk appetite returns

Major equity indexes in the U.S. recorded substantial gains on Monday as easing concerns over North Korea and Irma's potential negative impact on the economic growth allowed the market sentiment to improve. The CBOE Volatility Index .VIX, Wall Street's fear gauge, dropped mor ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.70%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Financials, Basic Materials and Electric Power sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa added 1.70% to hit a new all time high. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were ...

Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; IPC up 0.55%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Consumer Goods&Services, Telecoms Services and Financial Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the IPC rose 0.55%. The best performers of the session on the IPC were Grupo Elektra , S.A.B. ...

Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.37%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Healthcare, IT and Energy sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite added 0.37%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Tahoe Resources Inc ...

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

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Financials, Services and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP gained 0.32%. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Bolsa De Valores De Colombia (CN:BVC), ...