Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC up 1.01%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Materials, Consumer Staples and Financial Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC added 1.01% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV ...

Top 5 Things That Moved Markets This Past Year

Investing.com – Take a peek at the top 5 things that rocked U.S. markets this year. Cryptocurrencies Hit The Big Time Bitcoin's meteoric rise in 2017 sparked cryptomania as investors desperately attempted to get a piece of the action. Bitcoin showed its resilience in 2017, shrugging of ...

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 Services, Electricity and S&P Lima Juniors sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General rose 0.68% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima ...

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.09%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Healthcare, IT and Utilities sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite declined 0.09%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Torex Gold Resources ...

Dow Jones Closes Lower As Apple Slumps 1%

Investing.com – US stocks closed lower on Friday as a slump in telecom and financials offsets gains in the utilities, weighing on the broader market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed lower at 24721.83. The S&P 500 closed 0.52% lower, while the Nasdaq Composite closed at 6903.39 ...

Wall Street ends last day of year slightly lower

Technology becomes top gainer of 2017. Energy sector ends the year with losses. Nasdaq outperforms S&P 500 and Dow Jones. With the trading volume remaining at its lowest level of the year, major equity indexes in the U.S. are fluctuating in tight ranges on Friday and is looking to clos ...

Mexico Fiscal Balance, pesos declined to -38.81B in November from previous 45.32B

United States Baker Hughes US Oil Rig Count remains unchanged at 747

EUR/JPY ends year above 135.00, highest since Oct 2015

EUR/JPY breaking key technical resistance.  Euro gained 10% against yen over 2017.  The EUR/JPY pair continued to rise on Friday and broke above 135.00 for the first time in two years. It peaked at 135.50 and then pulled back modestly.  During the second quarter of the year ...

Crude Oil Prices Settle Above $60 For First Time Since June 2015

Investing.com – Crude oil prices settled above $60 for the first time since mid-2015 as traders cheered signs of tighter US production amid ongoing North Sea and Libya supply disruptions. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for January delivery rose 1% to settle at $60.42 ...

Next week’s key events in EMEA – ING

Analysts at ING share their view on next week’s key data and events in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In Poland, we expect CPI to decelerate from 2.5% YoY to 2%, driven mainly by lower food and fuel prices. Core inflation is likely to remain relatively weak (0.9% YoY), and w ...

Ripple Eyes Historic $2, Bitcoin Shrugs Off Rising Regulatory Pressure

Investing.com – Ripple moved above $1.8 for the first time in its five-year history amid reports of growing interest in the cryptocurrency’s technology. Ripple XRP rose 40.79% to $1.75 on the Polinex exchange following recent reports that Tokyo-based financial services company SBI Holdings ...

Crypto Today: Bitcoin rebounds, Ripple rises to yet another record high

Ripple inches closer to $2 mark. Bitcoin recovers to $15K. Total market cap surpasses $600 billion. Following a two-day long slide, the BTC/USD staged a modest recovery on Friday and rose to a fresh daily high at $15,300 before going into a consolidation phase in the second half of the day ...

Gold Prices Soar Nearly 1%, Set For Best Performance Since 2010

Investing.com – Gold prices continued to edge higher on Friday as a falling dollar and US Treasury yields lifted sentiment on the precious metal. {{Gold futures}} for February delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose by $12.20, or 0.96%, to $1,309.60 troy ounce ...