Aussie Ticks Higher Ahead Of Trade Data, Nonfarm Payrolls Awaited

Investing.com - The Aussie rose slightly in early Asia on Friday ahead of trade figures with the big focus of the day on US nonfarm payrolls with analysts forecasting a gain of 190,000 jobs. AUD/USD traded up 0.01% to 0.7865, while USD/JPY changed hands at 112.78, up 0.03%. Australia reports it ...

Ripple Retreats From Record, Ethereum Flat After Flirting With $1000

Investing.com – Ripple (XRP) retreated from record highs on Thursday but remained well supported despite reports suggesting Coinbase quashed rumours that it is working on plan to launch support of Ripple. "We have made no decision to add additional assets to either GDAX or Coinbase at thi ...

Mexico stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC down 0.08%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Healthcare, Materials and Telecoms Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC lost 0.08%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Gentera SAB de CV ...

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 190,000 jobs in December. Economists forecast the jobless ...

Dow Jones Closes Above 25,000 For First Time Ever

Investing.com – Wall Street rallied for the third-straight day led by a rise in banks as traders made bullish bets that tax reform and further rate hikes would spur quarterly earnings growth in financials. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed higher at 25,075.13. The S&P 500 close ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.77%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Mining, Food&Beverages and Banking&Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General rose 0.77% 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 0.25%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Financials, Materials and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite added 0.25% to hit a new all time high. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.84%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Financials and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa rose 0.84% to hit a new all time high. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Usinas ...

Colombia stocks higher at close of trade; COLCAP up 0.59%

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Industrials, Financials and Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP added 0.59% to hit a new 3-years high. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Ecopetrol SA ...

Crude Prices Settle Higher, Shrugs Off Huge Gasoline, Distillates Build

Investing.com – Crude oil prices settled higher on Thursday after data showing crude stockpiles fell for the seventh-straight week offset a larger than expected build in product inventories. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for February delivery rose 0.62% to settle at $62.0 ...

Gold Prices Flat as Bullish ADP Report Stokes Rate Hike Expectations

Investing.com – Gold prices moved off session lows shrugging off the prospect of further Federal Reserve rate hikes amid upbeat labor market data pointing to underlying strength in the US economy. Gold futures for February delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchang ...

Upbeat Economic Data Fails To Rescue Dollar, EUR/USD Nears 3-Year High

Investing.com – The dollar continued to languish at there-month lows on Thursday as an upbeat labor market report failed spark a rebound in greenback amid pressure from rally in the euro. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of six ...

Portugal stocks higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 1.53%

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Consumer Services, Financials and Telecoms sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 gained 1.53% to hit a new 52-week high. The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were J. Martins ...

Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 0.86%

Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Healthcare, Industrials and Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX rose 0.86% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the AEX were SBM Offshore NV ...