Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; IPC up 0.12%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Materials, Industrials and Consumer Goods&Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the IPC added 0.12%. The best performers of the session on the IPC were Alpek, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:ALPEKA), ...

The Day Ahead: Top 3 Things to Watch

Investing.com – Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow Canadian inflation in the spotlight Canada will report inflation data on Friday, expected to show inflation has picked up pace in October, which could encourage the Bank of Canada to take a closer look at ...

Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.21%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the S&P Lima Juniors, Electricity and Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General lost 0.21% to hit a new 1-month low. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima ...

Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.36%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the IT, Consumer Discretionary and Clean Technology sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite gained 0.36%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were ...

Nasdaq Closes at Record High as Cisco Surges 5%

Investing.com – Wall Street closed sharply higher on Thursday, led by a surge in shares of Walmart after the retailer posted earnings that beat expectations while investors cheered signs of progress on tax reform after the House passed a tax bill. The Dow Jones Industrial Average close ...

Yen Weakens In Asia Ahead Of Light Data Day

Investing.com - The yen weakened in early Asia on Friday in a light data day regionally ahead. USD/JPY changed hands at 113.06, up 0.16%, while AUD/USD twas cited at 0.7590. EUR/USD was last quoted at 1.1763, down 0.24%. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 2.38%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Real Estate, Financials and Consumption sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa rose 2.38%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Natura Cosmeticos SA (SA:NATU3), which ...

Colombia stocks higher at close of trade; COLCAP up 0.42%

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Financials, Public Services and Investment sectors led shares higher. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP gained 0.42%. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Avianca Holdings Pf (CN:AVT_p), ...

Crude Oil Settles Lower, Concerns Grow Over Uptick in Global Supplies

Investing.com – Crude oil prices settled lower on Thursday as investors fretted over a potential uptick in global supply amid reports that Turkey and Iraq discussed resuming exports from the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for December delivery fel ...

House Passes Tax Reform Bill; Dollar Inches Higher, Gold Turns Negative

Investing.com – House Republicans on Thursday passed a bill to cut taxes on businesses and individuals, moving closer to overhauling the American tax system for the first time in three decades. The tax reform plan passed the chamber with 227 votes in favour and 205 against. The victory fo ...

Bitcoin Eyes Test of Record Highs, Bitcoin Cash Adds to Losses

Investing.com – Bitcoin rose sharply on Thursday continuing its recovery from a two-week low, while bitcoin cash added to recent losses. On the U.S.-based Bitfinex exchange, bitcoin rose to $7,737.9, up $464.2, or 6.38% as the popular digital currency’s market cap surged to $128.99 billion. ...

Gold Prices in Holding Pattern Ahead of House Vote on GOP Tax Reform Bill

Investing.com – Gold prices were roughly unchanged on Thursday as the recent trend of flattening yields faded but downside momentum was capped by dollar weakness on the back of soft economic data. Gold futures for December delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchang ...

Dollar Steadies, House Vote on Tax Bill Eyed

Investing.com – The dollar was roughly unchanged on Thursday shrugging off a duo of bearish reports on initial jobless claims and manufacturing ahead of a Republican House vote on a massive tax reform bill. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a ...

Portugal stocks higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.22%

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Industrials and Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 gained 0.22%. The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were Altri SGPS (LS:ALSS), which rose ...