Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.10%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Real Estate, Public Utilities and Electric Power sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa added 0.10%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were EDP - Energias do Brasil SA ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.04%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Banking&Financials, Industrials and Non-Metal Minerals sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General rose 0.04%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were ...

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. Draghi dragged euro down The euro suffered its worst weekly loss of the year so far, as investors fled the single currency after the European Central Bank reduced its monthly purchases of bonds to €3 ...

Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; IPC up 0.45%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Financial Services, Industrials and Healthcare sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the IPC rose 0.45%. The best performers of the session on the IPC were Grupo Financiero Banorte (MX:GFNORTEO), which ...

Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.39%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Energy, Consumer Staples and REITs sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite gained 0.39% to hit a new all time high. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX ...

Nasdaq Surges 2.2% as Amazon Hits $1,100 for First Time

Investing.com – U.S. equities continued their surge higher on Friday closing at record levels as bullish U.S. economic growth and stunning earnings from tech heavyweights fuelled risk-on sentiment. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed higher at 23,434.19. The S&P 500 closed 0.81 ...

Colombia stocks lower at close of trade; COLCAP down 1.65%

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Financials, Investment and Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP lost 1.65% to hit a new 3-months low. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Ecopetrol SA ...

Crude Prices Surge To Settle at Nearly 8-Month High

Investing.com – Crude oil prices settled higher on Friday buoyed by growing expectations that Opec will agree to extend output cuts beyond March 2018 following bullish comments from Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for Decembe ...

Bitcoin Cash Jumps 4%, Bitcoin Adds to Losses

Investing.com – Bitcoin fell on Friday, as the popular digital currency’s efforts to test its recent all-time high failed while bitcoin cash rose to a nearly two-week high. On the U.S.-based Bitfinex exchange, bitcoin fell to $5,764.9, down $125.1, or 2.12% after falling from a session high ...

Gold Prices Set for Second Straight Weekly Drop as Dollar Edges Higher

Investing.com – Gold prices pared loss to trade above break even on Friday following a surge in the dollar after data showed economic growth remained robust in the third quarter pointing to underlying strength in the U.S. economy. Gold futures for December delivery on the Comex division o ...

Nigeria stocks lower at close of trade; NSE 30 down 0.21%

Investing.com – Nigeria stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Oil&Gas, Food, Beverages&Tobacco and Banking sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lagos, the NSE 30 lost 0.21%. The best performers of the session on the NSE 30 were Nestle Nig (LAGOS:NESTLE), which ...

Morocco stocks higher at close of trade; Moroccan All Shares up 0.32%

Investing.com – Morocco stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Utilities, Pharmaceutical Industry and Oil&Gas sectors led shares higher. At the close in Casablanca, the Moroccan All Shares gained 0.32%. The best performers of the session on the Moroccan All Shares were ...

Dollar at 3-Month Highs as Euro Set to Post Biggest Weekly Drop in 2017

Investing.com – The dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Friday after data showed strong consumer and business spending underpinned faster-than-expected U.S. economic growth in the third quarter of the year. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against ...