North American markets fall into the red; dollar down half a cent

North American markets fall into the red; dollar down half a cent

 TORONTO — The loonie lost more than half a cent on Tuesday as Canada’s main stock index fell and U.S. stocks ended a six-day winning streak following a long holiday weekend. The Canadian dollar closed at an average trading value of 79.23 cents US, down 0.51 of a cent US from Friday. “The dollar is […]

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Asia markets tread water following on softer US lead; BHP falls 5%

Asia markets tread water following on softer US lead; BHP falls 5%

Meanwhile, the Kospi slipped 0.05 percent after trading in positive territory earlier in the morning. Steelmakers traded lower after the South Korean government submitted a World Trade Organization complaint over U.S. duties. Posco fell 1.51 percent and Hyundai Steel was down 1.33 percent on the day. Of note, the governor of the country’s central bank […]

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Markets Live: A2 shines, WiseTech slumps

Markets Live: A2 shines, WiseTech slumps

SPONSORED POST Here’s IG Markets’ Chris Weston on traders could expect from the markets today: For the Aussie equity open our call currently sits at 5909, with SPI futures -34 points from 16:10 aedt (the official close of the ASX 200). Another weaker open eyed and one suspects BHP will be the heart of that […]

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North American markets fall into the red, loonie down half a cent

North American markets fall into the red, loonie down half a cent

A Canadian dollar is pictured in North Vancouver, B.C. Wednesday, March 5, 2014. The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was down 35.65 points to 15,416.99, after 90 minutes of trading. Jonathan Hayward / THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — The loonie lost more than half a cent on Tuesday as Canada’s main stock index fell […]

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US Stocks Decline With Treasuries, Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap

US Stocks Decline With Treasuries, Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap

External Content The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired.  Bloomberg This content was published on February 20, 2018 3:07 PMFeb 20, 2018 – 15:07 Pedestrians look at an electronic stock board outside a securities firm in Tokyo, Japan. (bloomberg) (Bloomberg) — […]

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Markets Update: Bullish Sentiment Returns to Crypto Markets

Markets Update: Bullish Sentiment Returns to Crypto Markets

Market Updates Cryptocurrency markets have been accumulating gains again after the significant dips in value during the first two months of 2018. BTC/USD prices are holding steady above the $11,450 price range after bouncing off the $5,900 bottom not too long ago. Digital asset enthusiasts speculate the market is starting to show strong bullish sentiment […]

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Rough Opening Foreseen for Canadian Markets

Rough Opening Foreseen for Canadian Markets

Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada’s main stock index on Tuesday, tracking global markets that were weighed down by a rise in bond yields. The S&P/TSX Composite Index gained 44.98 points to end Friday and the week at 15,452.64. Yet, despite the gains of the past few days, the index is still […]

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What we learned from the fall of bitcoin and the stock markets?

Recently there were two events that provide us with learning for our finances: the collapse of bitcoin and the fall of stock exchanges in the world. First of all we must understand that all markets adjust to the decline of eventual form. However, the origin and consequences have different natures in the two cases I […]

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Crude oil markets mixed on lower Canadian flows, firmer dollar

Crude oil markets mixed on lower Canadian flows, firmer dollar

Oil markets were split on Tuesday, with US crude was pushed up by reduced flows from Canada while international Brent prices eased. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $62.16 a barrel at 0153 GMT, up 48 cents, or 0.8 per cent, from their last settlement. Traders said the higher WTI prices were […]

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The Kiwi Dollar Stumbles with FED Talk to Drive the USD Today

Markets Anxious to See S&P 500, VIX, Dollar Bearing Tuesday

DailyFX.com – Talking Points: The US markets were closed Monday for the President’s Day holiday, curbing the natural evolution of risk trends Weeks of extreme volatility with a slide and bounce in risk assets makes ‘sentiment’ the primary concern for the week ahead For the Dollar and Euro ahead, top scheduled event risk remains monetary […]

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Asian markets dip as investors search for trading leads

Asian markets dip as investors search for trading leads

HONG KONG – Asian markets largely dipped on Tuesday as holiday closures saw muted activity in Europe at the start of the week, with investors searching for trading leads. Tokyo fell 1.2 percent after three days of gains as a solid yen failed to soothe exporters’ concerns, with the currency trading at its highest level […]

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REFILE-Oil markets mixed on lower Canadian flows, firmer dollar

(Removes extraneous word from paragraph 1) * U.S. crude futures rise on reduced Canadian oil flows * Firmer dollar dents international Brent crude * Overall markets well supported by ongoing OPEC production cuts By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Oil markets were split on Tuesday, with U.S. crude pushed up by reduced flows […]

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Oil markets mixed on lower Canadian flows, firmer dollar

Oil markets mixed on lower Canadian flows, firmer dollar

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil markets were split on Tuesday, with U.S. crude was pushed up by reduced flows from Canada while international Brent prices eased. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $62.16 a barrel at 0153 GMT, up 48 cents, or 0.8 percent, from their last settlement. Traders said the higher WTI […]

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Markets Live: ASX flags as earnings eyed

Markets Live: ASX flags as earnings eyed

SPONSORED POST Here’s IG’s Chris Weston on the markets: Aussie SPI futures currently reside at 5865, which is 37 points lower than 16:10 aedt and the official ASX 200 cash close, with price really being influenced by European markets and where we can see SPI futures trading a range of 5845 to 5876 through the […]

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North American markets closed for holidays, re-open Tuesday after positive week

North American markets closed for holidays, re-open Tuesday after positive week

TORONTO — Major North American markets were closed for a holiday after a positive week that saw Bay and Wall Street’s major markets make gains following a tumultuous period earlier this month. The Toronto stock market was closed for a provincial holiday, while south of the border U.S. stock markets were closed for Presidents Day. Both re-open Tuesday after […]

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Canadian dollar up in international markets; oil rises

Canadian dollar up in international markets; oil rises

TORONTO — European stock markets drifted lower Monday while the major North American markets were closed for a holiday. In London, the FTSE 100 was down 49.79 points at 7,244.91 with less than an hour left in regular trading. The CAC 40 index in Paris was down 25.77 points at 5,255.81 and Germany’s DAX index […]

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