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 rate decision day The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) got its two-day policy meeting underway on Tuesday amid expectations the policymaking FOMC will announce its decision to raise interest rates ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.43%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Banking&Financials, Mining and Non-Metal Minerals sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General added 0.43%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Andino ...

API Says US Crude Stocks Down More Than Expected In Weekly Estimates

Investing.com - The American Petroleum Institute (API) said Tuesday that crude oil supplies fell by 7.382 million barrels last week, while gasoline inventories gained by 2.3 million barrels and distillate stocks increased 1.5 million barrels. Investors expected a 3.759 million barrels drop in crud ...

Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.08%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Healthcare, Materials and Consumer Discretionary sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite added 0.08% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the ...

U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.49%

Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Telecoms, Financials and Healthcare sectors led shares higher while losses in the Utilities, Technology and Oil&Gas sectors led shares lower. At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.49% to ...

Dow Jones Notches 118 Points Amid Tax Reform Optimism

Investing.com – US stocks closed higher on Tuesday as growing optimism that Republicans would be able to deliver tax reform lifted sentiment, while financials gained on expectations that the Federal Reserve is set to raise rates for the third time this year. The Dow Jones Industrial Averag ...

Bitcoin Close to Highs, Ethereum Soars 15% on Signs of Growing Demand

Investing.com – Bitcoin rose on Tuesday, as demand for the popular digital currency continued after it made its debut on the Chicago-based derivatives CBOE earlier this week. On the U.S.-based Bitfinex exchange, bitcoin rose to $17,420, up $664, or 3.98% after hitting an all-time high o ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.39%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Financials, Industrials and Consumption sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa gained 1.39%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were MRV Engenharia e Participacoes SA ...

Colombia stocks lower at close of trade; COLCAP down 0.26%

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Financials, Investment and Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP fell 0.26%. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Interconnection Electric SA ESP (CN:ISA), ...

Crude Oil Prices Settle Lower Ahead of Inventory Data

Investing.com – Oil prices settled lower on as traders appeared to take profits on Monday’s rally amid reports offering clarity on the shutdown duration of a major North Sea oil pipeline On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for January delivery fell 1.5% to settle at $57.14 a ...

Gold Prices Under Pressure as FOMC Meeting Gets Underway

Investing.com – Gold prices remained at five-month lows amid dollar strength which followed upbeat economic data pointing to an improving inflationary environment, while a widely expected Federal Reserve interest rate hike continued to weigh on the precious metal. Gold futures for Februar ...

Dollar Soars To 3-Week Highs on Signs of ‘Inflationary Pressures’

Investing.com – The dollar rose to three-week highs against a basket of major currencies after upbeat wholesale inflation data suggested that weakness in inflation could be waning ahead of the Federal Reserve interest rate decision due Wednesday. The U.S. dollar index, which measures th ...

Portugal stocks higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.65%

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Telecoms, Consumer Services and Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 rose 0.65% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were Sonae ...

Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.65%

Investing.com – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Real Estate, Healthcare and Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 added 0.65% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen ...

Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 0.81%

Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Telecoms, Technology and Oil&Gas sectors led shares higher. At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX gained 0.81% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the AEX were Gemalto (AS:GTO), ...