AUD/USD underpinned by China’s PMI, close above 0.78 a bullish event

Impressive bull run continues on USD weakness China's PMI fuels further AUD buys AUD/USD technicals hint further upside AUD/USD keeps defying gravity by building up on top of its most recent gains, accumulating 14 daily gains out of the last 15 days, an impressive run hardly if eve ...

Option expiries for Jan 3 NY cut

Option expiries for Jan 3 NY cut at 10:00ET, via DTCC, can be found below.  - EUR/USD: $1.1920-25(E349mn), $1.1960(E518mn), $1.2000(E301mn), $1.2030(E951mn) - USD/JPY: Y109.21-30($600mn), Y113.50-55($310mn), Y113.70-75($335mn) - AUD/USD: 0.7575(A$250mn), $0.7695(A$1.28bn) ...

Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC up 1.38%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Materials, Financial Services and Telecoms Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC gained 1.38% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the ...

Wall Street records substantial gains on first trading day of 2018

Nasdaq and S&P 500 close at new all-time highs. Energy and technology lead gains on Tuesday. The CBOE Volatility Index drops more than 12%. After finishing 2017 with their best annual percentage gains since 2013, major equity indexes in the United States started the new yea ...

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 A duo of top tier economic data on monetary policy and manufacturing could provide fresh direction for the dollar after it fell to more than three-month lows on Tuesday. The Federal Reserve ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 1.53%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the S&P Lima Juniors, Mining and Banking&Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 1.53% to hit a new 3-years high. The best performers of the session on the ...

Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.47%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Healthcare, Materials and Energy sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite gained 0.47% to hit a new all time high. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX ...

Crypto Today: Bitcoin gains more than 10%, rises above $15K

Founders Fund places a huge bet on Bitcoin according to the WSJ. The total market cap remains near all-time highs around $660 billion. After the Wall Street Journal reported that Founders Fund, run by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, who was also an early Facebook investor, had bough ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.95%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Financials and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa gained 1.95% to hit a new all time high. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Usinas ...

Colombia stocks lower at close of trade; COLCAP down 0.50%

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Investment, Financials and Agriculture sectors led shares lower. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP declined 0.50%. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Canacol Energy Ltd (CN:CNE), which rose ...

Global economy: Expansion to continue in 2018 and 2019 – Wells Fargo

According to analysts from Wells Fargo, global economic expansion has been in train for eight years, and they look for it to continue in 2018 and 2019 but they warn that there are risks. Key Quotes:  “There has been a global expansion under way since 2010, and our base-case forecas ...

WH spokeswoman Sanders: US will continue to pressure N. Korea

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders is delivering the first press briefing of 2018, with key quotes found below. The United States will continue to pressure North Korea, our priority is a denuclearized peninsula. Iranians are angry at rising corruption. Welfare and infrastructure reforms ar ...