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. JP Morgan’s Jamie Dimon ripped into Bitcoin again Bitcoin prices ebbed and flowed throughout the week but remained on track for a third-weekly loss as investors mulled over comments from J.P. Morgan Chief ...

Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.37%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Banking&Financials, Services and Electricity sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General fell 0.37%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Empresa ...

Dow Posts Weekly Gain, Shrugs off Geopolitical Uncertainty

Investing.com – U.S. stocks closed mostly unchanged on Friday amid escalating U.S.-N.Korea tensions after President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong un traded insults amid expectations that Pyongyang is preparing to test a nuclear bomb. The Dow Jones Industrial Average close ...

Brazil stocks lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.28%

Mexico stocks lower at close of trade; IPC down 0.46%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Telecoms Services, Materials and Financial Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Mexico, the IPC lost 0.46%. The best performers of the session on the IPC were Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico SAB De ...

Wall Street closes slightly lower on N. Korea worries

Major equity indexes in the U.S. failed to close the week on a positive note as the resurfacing geopolitical tension between North Korea and the United States hurt the market sentiment and the tech-giant Apple resumed its sharp slide.  In response to the US President Donald Trump' ...

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.01%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Telecoms, Healthcare and Utilities sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite lost 0.01%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were BRP Inc. (TO:DOO), ...

Colombia stocks higher at close of trade; COLCAP up 0.17%

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Financials, Public Services and Agriculture sectors led shares higher. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP added 0.17%. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Bancolombia Pf (CN:BIC_p1), which ...

Bitcoin Falls as JP Morgan’s Dimon Issues Fresh Warning on Bitcoin

Investing.com – Bitcoin fell on Friday erasing earlier gains as J.P. Morgan Chief Executive Jamie Dimon warned that governments will “close down” bitcoin and cryptocurrencies if they grow too large. On the U.S.-based Bitfinex exchange, bitcoin fell to $3,575.5, down $28.4, or 0.79%. The slump ...

Bitcoin on track for third straight negative weekly close below $4000

Bitcoin prices dropped below a few dollars below the $3500 mark on Friday to renew its weekly low as the digital currency continues to suffer from negative comments. As of writing, the BTC/USD pair is trading at $3570, down nearly 1% on the day, and losing around $100 on the week. On Friday, Jami ...

GBP: A Florentine Renaissance – ING

"Theresa May’s speech in Florence has signalled a shift in the UK’s position towards an ‘economically rationale’ Brexit – one that seeks to reduce some of the medium-term economic uncertainty clouding sterling markets," notes Viraj Patel, Foreig ...

WTI settles above $50, records highest weekly close since May

Crude oil prices are preserving their recent gains on Friday with the barrel of West Texas Intermediate looking to close the week above the critical $50 mark for the first time since mid-May. As of writing, the barrel of WTI was trading at $50.66, up around 25 cents on the week. Oil price ...

Eurozone: German elections, Ifo, money supply and inflation – Danske Bank

According to analysts from Danske Bank, the primary event in the coming days in the Eurozone will be the German federal election on Sunday. They expect good news for the European Central Bank in the form of higher inflation and money supply growth.  Key Quotes:  “In the euro area ...