Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.27%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Non-Metal Minerals, Industrials and Banking&Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 0.27%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were ...

Wall Street rebounds on Friday on improved sentiment

CBOE Volatility Index drops 10% on Friday. Tech leads gains in major indices. Investors cheer the solid employment data. After starting the day modestly higher on the back of upbeat nonfarm payroll report, major equity indexes extended their upside to end the week on a positive note. Th ...

Top 5 Things That Moved Markets This Past Week

Investing.com – Top 5 things that rocked U.S. markets this week: 1. Tech Stocks Win the 4-Day Week U.S. stocks finished the week mostly higher, thanks mainly to buyers coming in on a low-volume Friday. The S&P 500 finished the week up about 1.5% and the Dow ended about 0.8% higher for th ...

Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC up 0.86%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Financial Services, Telecoms Services and Consumer Staples sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC rose 0.86% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the ...

Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.55%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Telecoms, Energy and IT sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite rose 0.55%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Transcontinental Inc (TO:TCLa), ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.62%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Financials, Real Estate and Consumption sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa added 0.62%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Kroton Educacional SA (SA:KROT3), which ...

USD/MXN: Mexican peso, the best of the week

Mexican peso gained more than 4% against the US dollar, having the best week in years. Leftist president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s tone calmed investors and boosted the currency. The Mexican peso was the top performer over the week among the most-traded currencies ...

Colombia stocks lower at close of trade; COLCAP down 0.44%

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Industrials, Investment and Public Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP lost 0.44%. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Bancolombia Pf (CN:BIC_p1), which rose ...

Crude Oil WTI: Black Gold bulls testing $74.00 a barrel

Crude oil advance is currently capped at $74.00 a barrel.  Crude oil is in correction mode after the $10 bull move seen in June.  Bears are betting that the bear channel will hold while bulls are betting that the bear channel will break to the upside. Crude oil WTI 15-minute chart ...

USD/JPY to test 100 on a 12M horizon – Mizuho Bank

Analysts from Mizuho Bank, see the USD/JPY pair moving to the downside on a 12 month period. They expect the Bank of Japan to keep its policy unchanged in coming quarters.  Key Quotes:    “The BoJ switched to QQEwYCC (with Yield Curve Control) in September 2016. We look fo ...

Bank of Canada to remain on the sideline next week – NBF

Next week, the key event for the loonie (CAD) will be the Bank of Canada meeting on Wednesday. A rate hike is expected according to market consensus but National Bank of Canada’s analysts expect BoC to remain on the sideline.  Key Quotes: “The highlight of the week will be th ...