Aussie Dips In Early Asia As Market Awaits China Trade Data

Investing.com - The Aussie slipped in early Asia on Friday ahead of trade data from top trade partner China with investors looking to the figures for continued confirmation that the world's second largest economy is ticking along. AUD/USD fell 0.04% to 0.7889, while USD./JPY was flat at 111.27 ...

Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC up 0.03%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Materials, Healthcare and Consumer Staples sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC gained 0.03%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Mexichem , S.A.B. De ...

The Day Ahead: Top 3 Things to Watch

US Consumer Price Index, Retail Sales Market participants look ahead to the release of a duo of economic reports on inflation, and retail due Thursday for signs of continued improvement in the U.S. economy, which could strengthen the Federal Reserve’s case for a more aggressive outlook on US ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.17%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Non-Metal Minerals, Industrials and Mining sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General added 0.17%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Andino ...

Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.21%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Energy, Materials and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite rose 0.21%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were MEG Energy Corp ...

Dow Bags 205 Points on Way To Record Close, Financials’ Earnings Eyed

Investing.com – Wall Street closed at record highs led by energy as crude oil prices rallied while financials remained bullish ahead of earnings from major Wall Street banks due Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed higher at 25,574.73. The S&P 500 closed 0.70% higher, while th ...

Ethereum Spirals Lower as Sea of Red Sweeps Over Crypto-market

Investing.com – The price of ethereum’s ether fell sharply lower as traders fled cryptocurrencies amid fears of a fresh crackdown in the industry after South Korea’s justice minister said Thursday a bill is being readied to ban all cryptocurrency trading in the country. Ethereum, the second la ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.49%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Financials and Real Estate sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa gained 1.49%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Gerdau SA Pref (SA:GGBR4), which ...

Colombia stocks lower at close of trade; COLCAP unchanged

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as in the sectors led shares . At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP unchanged 0%. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Pfgrupsura (CN:SIS_p), which unchanged 0% or 0 points to trade at 39600.0 at the close. ...

Crude Oil Prices Settle Near 3-Year Highs As Rally Continues

Investing.com – Crude oil prices settled near three-year highs on Thursday amid expectations that global oil demand growth and ongoing OPEC cuts would continue to reduce excess supplies. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for January delivery rose 0.36% to settle at $63.80 ...

Gold Prices Ride Dollar Misery to Nearly 4-Month Highs

Investing.com – Gold prices rose to nearly four-month highs as the dollar came under pressure after the euro surged on hawkish European Central Bank meeting minutes suggesting monetary policy tightening may soon follow. Gold futures for February delivery on the Comex division of the New Yor ...

EUR/USD Advances Above $1.20, Pressures Dollar to Lows

Investing.com – The dollar fell sharply against a basket of major currencies amid a duo of weaker-than-estimated economic reports while a sharp uptick in euro added to downside momentum. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of six ...

Portugal stocks lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.24%

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Consumer Services, Basic Materials and Utilities sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 declined 0.24%. The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were Mota Engil (LS:MOTA), which ...

Netherlands stocks lower at close of trade; AEX down 0.28%

Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Telecoms, Technology and Consumer Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX declined 0.28%. The best performers of the session on the AEX were Akzo Nobel (AS:AKZO), which rose ...