United Kingdom IntegrationTest Retail Sales (YoY) above expectations (5.3%) in October: Actual (7.4%)

Mexico stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC down 0.71%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Telecoms Services, Materials and Financial Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC declined 0.71%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Alfa, S.A.B. ...

DXY on the verge of a breakout ahead of Fed meeting next week

The FOMC meets next Wednesday at 18.00 GMT.  DXY potential bull breakout but need to close above 91.00. The US dollar index is trading at around 90.21 up 0.07% after the bulls made a nice recovery as prices plunged sub-90 in the EU session. The Fed will decide on monetary policy nex ...

Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.06%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the S&P Lima Juniors, Industrials and Mining sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General declined 0.06% to hit a new 1-month low. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima ...

CFTC – Commitments of Traders: Euro Net Longs Near Record Highs

Investing.com - The Commodity Futures Trading Commission released its weekly Commitments of Traders report for the week ending March 13 on Friday.Speculative positioning in the CME and ICE currency, commodity, energy and index futures: LongShor ...

Brazil stocks lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.05%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Real Estate, Consumption and Financials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa declined 0.05%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Suzano Papel e Celulose SA (SA:SUZB3), ...

Top 5 Things That Moved Markets This Past Week

Investing.com - Top 5 things that rocked U.S. markets this week 1. US Stocks Nurse Weekly Loss Despite White House Attempts to Ease Trade War Fears Trading in U.S. stock markets this week was dominated by turmoil in Washington and rising fears over the prospect of a global trade war. Presiden ...

Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.25%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Energy, Healthcare and Materials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite gained 0.25%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Birchcliff Energy ...

Colombia stocks higher at close of trade; COLCAP up 0.23%

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Industrials, Public Services and Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP gained 0.23%. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Cemargos (CN:CCB), which rose 3.48% ...

FOMC preview: Fed to maintain three hikes signal for 2018 – Danske Bank

Analysts at Danske Bank expect the Federal Reserve to raise the target range by 25bp to 1.50-1.75% next week. They also see the Fed maintain the hiking signal at 3 hikes this year but lift the median dot for next year from 2.25 to (close to) 3 hikes. Key Quotes:  “In line with marke ...

US: Manufacturing output finally improves – Wells Fargo

After some middling numbers in recent months for the manufacturing sector, today’s report showed a 1.1% gain for industrial production that according to analysts at Wells Fargo, is an indication of the long-awaited convergence with the more upbeat survey data. Key Quotes:  “After ...

AUD/USD posts lowest weekly close since December

AUD among worst performers of the week after sharp 2-day side. US Dollar gains momentum on Friday ahead of FOMC meeting.  AUD/USD dropped sharply during the last two days of the week, losing more than 150 pips. On Thursday started to retreat after being rejected from above 0.7900 an ...

UK key events ahead: EU summit and BoE meeting – Danske Bank

According to analysts from Danske Bank, the European Union and the United Kingdom are likely to agree at next week’s EU summit on a transition period lasting until year-end 2020. “While this is positive, the negotiations on the future relationship are likely to be mor ...