Yen A Tad Stronger In Early In Asia With Focus On Bank Of Japan, PBoC

Investing.com - The yen opened a tad stronger in Asia on Thursday with investors looking to see if the Bank of Japan makes any comment about policy though analysts note that such signaling is usually formal and there is little reason for Governor Haruhiko Kuroda to abruptly change policy with n ...

Mexico stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC down 1.84%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Consumer Goods&Services, Telecoms Services and Consumer Staples sectors led shares lower. At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC lost 1.84%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.03%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Non-Metal Minerals, Mining and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 0.03%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Milpo ...

The Day Ahead: Top 3 Things to Watch

US Jobless Claims, Fed Budget Balance, Wholesale Inflation Data Wholesale inflation, the Fed budget balance and initial jobless claims form the top-tier economic data for Thursday, leading up to a crucial consumer inflation report due Friday. Analysts expect inflation cooled at the wholesale level ...

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.43%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Consumer Discretionary, Industrials and Healthcare sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite fell 0.43%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were ...

Nasdaq, Dow, S&P 500 Close Lower on China, NAFTA Worries

Investing.com – Wall Street closed lower on Wednesday as concerns over China reducing its US Treasury purchases and the US exiting NAFTA offset strong gains in financials. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed lower at 25,369. The S&P 500 closed 0.11% lower, while the Nasdaq Composit ...

Brazil stocks lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.84%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Public Utilities, Basic Materials and Real Estate sectors led shares lower. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa lost 0.84%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were CPFL Energia SA (SA:CPFE3), ...

Colombia stocks lower at close of trade; COLCAP unchanged

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as in the sectors led shares . At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP unchanged 0% to hit a new 3-years high. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Pfgrupsura (CN:SIS_p), which unchanged 0.00% or 0.0 points to ...

Ethereum Eases From Highs, Bitcoin Falls as China Begins Crypto Mining Purge

Investing.com – The price of ethereum’s ether eased from record highs but remained well supported, while the slump in bitcoin continued as China moved to curb its massive bitcoin mining industry. Ethereum, the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap, rose 7.11% to $1284.2 after notching ...

Crude Oil Prices Settle Higher as Production, Supplies Fall

Investing.com – Crude oil prices settled higher on Wednesday as traders cheered an unexpected drop in US production while data showing crude stockpiles fell for the eighth-straight week lifted sentiment. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for January delivery rose 0.97% t ...

Gold Prices Advance as Dollar Comes Under Pressure

Investing.com – Gold prices eased from nearly fourth month highs but remained well supported amid dollar weakness after a report suggested that Chinese officials had recommended slowing or halting US Treasury purchases. Gold futures for February delivery on the Comex division of the New Yor ...

Dollar Falls Amid Report China Considering Halting Treasury Purchases

Investing.com – The dollar fell sharply higher against a basket of major currencies amid fears of a significant reduction in foreign dollar asset purchases after a report suggested China is considering reducing its US Treasury purchases. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s ...

Portugal stocks higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.07%

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Telecoms and Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 gained 0.07% to hit a new 52-week high. The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were Galp Energia ...

Netherlands stocks lower at close of trade; AEX down 0.46%

Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Telecoms, Consumer Goods and Technology sectors led shares lower. At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX lost 0.46%. The best performers of the session on the AEX were ING Groep NV (AS:INGA), which rose 3.13% ...