Aussie Gains In Early Asia Ahead Of RBA Minutes, Dollar On Backfoot

Investing.com - The Aussie rose slightly ahead of central bank minutes later on Tuesday with the dollar holding weaker despite the expected passage of US tax cuts this week. AUD/USD traded at 0.7664, up 0.03%, while USD/JPY changed hands at 112.56, up 0.01%. The Reserve Bank of Australia release ...

Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC up 1.15%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Financial Services, Materials and Consumer Staples sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC rose 1.15% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 2.09%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Monday, 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 added 2.09%. 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 0.53%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Healthcare, Energy and Materials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite gained 0.53%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Valeant ...

The Day Ahead: Top 3 Things to Watch

Investing.com – Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow US macro data on tap In what is expected to be quiet week for top-tier economic data, investors look to ahead to the release of housing market data, which could point to further strength in the US economy ...

Dow Jones Notches 140 Points Ahead of US Tax Vote

Investing.com – Wall Street raced to record highs on Monday buoyed by signs tax reform is inching closer to pass amid reports that Republican lawmakers are set to vote on the bill this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed higher at 24,792.20. The S&P 500 closed 0.90% higher ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.70%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Real Estate, Consumption and Basic Materials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa added 0.70%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were RUMO Logistica Operadora Multimodal ...

Colombia stocks higher at close of trade; COLCAP up 0.14%

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Financials, Public Services and Agriculture sectors led shares higher. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP gained 0.14%. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Bcolombia (CN:BIC), which rose 1.74% ...

Crude Oil Prices Settle Lower Amid Fears Over Rising US Output

Investing.com – Crude oil prices settled lower on Monday as rising US output offset support from the Forties pipeline shutdown, while a Nigerian oil union strike raised the prospect of supply disruptions. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for January delivery fell 14 cents t ...

CME Bitcoin Futures Demand Weak, Ethereum Notches Record

Investing.com – Bitcoin fell on Monday, a day after the CME group’s launch of bitcoin futures trading showed investor appetite for bitcoin futures remained subdued, while Ethereum rose to record highs. On the U.S.-based Bitfinex exchange, bitcoin fell to $18,470, down $353, or 2.39%. The ...

Gold Prices Advance as Dollar Loses Momentum on Tax Reform Jitters

Investing.com – Gold prices rose on Monday, buoyed by dollar weakness on tax reform jitters despite reports suggesting Republicans lawmakers could vote on the final tax bill as soon as Tuesday. Gold futures for February delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange ros ...

GBP/USD Inches Higher, Tax Reform Optimism Fails To Lift Dollar

Investing.com – The dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on Monday as bullish housing data and growing optimism that a final tax reform will reach President Donald Trump’s desk by the end of the week failed to lift sentiment. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s s ...

Portugal stocks higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.80%

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Financials and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 added 0.80% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were CTT Correios ...

Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 0.84%

Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Technology, Basic Materials and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX gained 0.84% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the AEX were Gemalto ...