Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.33%

20/11/2017 21:35

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Food&Beverages, Banking&Financials and Mining sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 0.33%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Alicorp (LM:ALI), which rose 2.61% or 0.260 points to trade at 10.210 at the close. Meanwhile, Buenaventura (LM:BVN) added 2.36% or 0.320 points to end at 13.870 and Sociedad Minera el Brocal SAA (LM:BRO) was up 1.73% or 0.200 points to 11.750 in late trade. The worst performers of the session ...


Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.04%

20/11/2017 21:25

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Healthcare, IT and Consumer Discretionary sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite gained 0.04%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Home Capital Group Inc . (TO:HCG), which rose 7.02% or 1.10 points to trade at 16.77 at the close. Meanwhile, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc (TO:VRX) added 6.06% or 1.14 points to end at 19.94 and DHX Media Ltd B (TO:DHXb) was up 4.59% or 0.18 points to 4.10 in late trade. The worst performers of ...


Bitcoin Soars to Record Highs, CME Group Sets Bitcoin Futures Date

20/11/2017 19:13

Investing.com – Bitcoin recorded a fresh all-time high on Monday, rising above $8,200 for the first time in its nine-year history amid ongoing bullish sentiment on the popular digital currency. On the U.S.-based Bitfinex exchange, bitcoin rose to $8240.6, up $162.2, or 2.01% after rising to an all-time high of $8287.0. Bitcoin’s market cap surged to $136 billion. The latest surge in bitcoin comes on the back of a raft of positive news after payments company Square (NYSE:SQ) said last week, it was testing support for bitcoin to allow customers to buy and sell the digital currency through its payment app Cash. Also ...


Gold Prices Near 1-Week Lows as Dollar Edges Higher

20/11/2017 18:53

Investing.com – Gold prices fell on Monday as a slump in the euro amid rising political uncertainty in Germany pushed the dollar to a nearly one-week high dampening demand for the precious metal. Gold futures for December delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell by $3.11, or 0.35%, to $1280.77 a troy ounce. Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that she would prefer new elections rather than lead a minority government after talks to form the country's next government collapsed overnight. That sparked concerns over the future leadership position of chancellor Merkel, pressuring the euro to lows, while ...


Dollar Edges Higher As EUR/USD Falls on German Political Uncertainty

20/11/2017 18:06

Investing.com – The dollar rose sharply against a basket of major currencies on Monday, benefitting from a slump in the euro amid growing political uncertainty in Germany after Chancellor Angela Merkel failed to form a three-way coalition. Political uncertainty swept across Germany on Monday, weighing on the euro, after talks to form the country's next government collapsed overnight, raising questions about the future leadership position of Angela Merkel. The slump in the euro pushed the dollar to a nearly one-week high against its rivals but gains were capped by an uptick in sterling amid fading Brexit woes. The U.S. dollar index, which measures ...