Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC up 0.03%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Materials, Telecoms Services and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC rose 0.03%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Grupo Mexico, S.A.B. ...

Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.05%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Services, Electricity and Mining sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General lost 0.05% to hit a new 1-month low. 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 0.61%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Healthcare, IT and Consumer Discretionary sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite rose 0.61%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Eldorado ...

The Day Ahead: Top 3 Things to Watch

Investing.com – Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow It’s 'Jobs Friday' Nonfarm payrolls data, arguably one of the most important economic events of the month, is expected to show the US economy created 200,000 jobs in November. Economists forecast the jobless ...

Nasdaq Closes Higher as Tech Rebound Continues

Investing.com – US stocks closed higher on Thursday as investors remained focus on Washington as signs of progress on the tax reform bill, fuelled optimism that a final bill would reach President Donald Trump before year-end. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed higher at 24,212.24. Th ...

Brazil stocks lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 1.07%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Real Estate, Financials and Industrials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa lost 1.07%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Embraer SA (SA:EMBR3), which rose 1.51% ...

U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.30%

Investing.com – U.S. stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Industrials, Technology and Basic Materials sectors led shares higher. At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.30%, while the S&P 500 index climbed 0.30%, and the NASDAQ Composite index ...

Colombia stocks higher at close of trade; COLCAP up 0.40%

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Investment, Industrials and Public Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP added 0.40% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Avianca ...

Bitcoin Remains Close to Record Highs as Rival Bitcoin Cash Sheds 7%

Investing.com – Bitcoin notched yet another record high on Thursday, rising above $15,000 for the first time as investors continued to bet that demand for the popular digital currency will surge with the launch of bitcoin futures expected before year-end. On the U.S.-based Bitfinex exchange ...

Crude Oil Prices Settle Higher on Supply Disruption Fears

Investing.com – Crude oil prices settled higher on Thursday as a threatened strike in Nigeria and growing Middle East political tensions stoked fears of supply disruptions, while ongoing OPEC-led output curbs supported sentiment. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for Januar ...

Gold Prices Tumble 1% as Tax Reform Optimism Lifts Dollar

Investing.com – Gold prices fell to four-month lows on Thursday pressured by continued dollar strength on the back of investor optimism over the progress of US tax reform. Gold futures for February delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell by $12.90, or 1.02%, t ...

USD/JPY Reverses Losses Ahead of Jobs Report

Investing.com – The dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Thursday as upbeat labor market data, spurred expectations for a solid nonfarm payrolls report due Friday. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of six major ...

Portugal stocks higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.20%

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Telecoms, Consumer Goods and Consumer Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 rose 0.20%. The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were Pharol SGPS SA (LS:PHRA), which ...

Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 0.32%

Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Financials, Technology and Healthcare sectors led shares higher. At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX added 0.32%. The best performers of the session on the AEX were ABN AMRO Group NV (AS:ABNd), which rose ...

France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.18%

Investing.com – France stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Financials, Healthcare and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 gained 0.18%, while the SBF 120 index climbed 0.20%. The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were ...