Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; IPC up 0.23%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Consumer Goods&Services, Financial Services and Materials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the IPC rose 0.23%. The best performers of the session on the IPC were Alpek, S.A.B. De C.V. ...

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. Bitcoin hit new all-time highs as SegWit2x update got underway Bitcoin recorded fresh all-time highs on Friday, rising above $8,000 for the first time in its nine-year history amid reports that a group o ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.68%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Banking&Financials, Food&Beverages and Mining sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General added 0.68%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were ...

Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.40%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Healthcare, Materials and Telecoms sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite rose 0.40%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were NexGen Energy Ltd. ...

Dow Sheds 100 points, Posts Second Straight Weekly Loss

Investing.com – Wall Street closed lower on Friday, weighed by a fall in technology as investors doubted the government’s ability to push through tax-reform before the end of the year despite bullish comments from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.28%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Consumption and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa rose 1.28%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Estacio Participacoes SA (SA:ESTC3), ...

Colombia stocks higher at close of trade; COLCAP up 0.33%

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Investment, Financials and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP gained 0.33%. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA ...

Crude Oil Prices Settle Higher, but Snaps 5-Week Winning Streak

Investing.com – Crude oil prices settled higher on Friday but failed to offset a weekly loss as investors weighed rising US output amid a fall in expectations that OPEC will extend its deal to curb output. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for December delivery fell by 2.6% t ...

Bitcoin Pares Gains After Surge to All-Highs on Split Rumours

Investing.com – Bitcoin recorded fresh all-time highs on Friday, rising above $8,000 for the first time in its nine-year history amid reports that bitcoin miners plan to initiate an upgrade of the underlying software supporting bitcoin which may lead to a split, or “hard fork”. On the U. ...

Gold Prices Soar, N. Korea Refuses to Negotiate on Nuclear Weapons

Investing.com – Gold prices rose sharply on Friday amid an uptick in geopolitical uncertainty after North Korea ruled out negotiations with Washington on curbing its nuclear weapons programme. Gold futures for December delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fel ...

Portugal stocks lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.25%

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Utilities, Basic Materials and Industrials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 declined 0.25%. The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were Sonae (LS:YSO), which rose 3.05% or ...

Denmark stocks lower at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 down 0.16%

Investing.com – Denmark stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Chemicals, Software&Computer Services and Oil&Gas sectors led shares lower. At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 fell 0.16%. The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were ...

Netherlands stocks lower at close of trade; AEX down 0.48%

Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Telecoms, Consumer Goods and Industrials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX declined 0.48% to hit a new 1-month low. The best performers of the session on the AEX were Koninklijke DSM ...