Nasdaq jumped up by 0.75%. Markets in the West finished broadly higher on Friday afternoon. United States indexes are all green as well, lead by NASDAQ, which jumped up by 0.75%. S&P 500 added 0.23% to its value, followed by the Dow, which gained 0.12%. Mexican IPC remains unchanged, while Brazilian Bovespa climbed up by 1.63%. Asian Stock Markets Stocks in Asia will open mixed on Monday morning. Japanese Nikkei 225 suffered the most, as it shed 0.83%. Chinese Shanghai ...
USD strengthened against most of the major currencies United States Dollar (USD) strengthened against most of the major currencies on Friday. Canadian Dollar (CAD) stood up for itself and made a profit of 0.29%. European currencies were not this lucky and the British Pound (GBP) shed 0.86%, while the European Euro (EUR) dropped by 0.43%. Out east, the Japanese Yen (JPY) went down by exactly half a percent, just like the Australian Dollar (AUD) did. Commodities Oil (light ...
Not a whole lot of changes in the forex world Not a whole lot of changes in the forex world, other than that the United States Dollar (USD) traded slightly mixed today. Australian Dollar (AUD) changed the most, as it raised by 1.25%. A bit north, Japanese Yen (JPY) stayed even, losing 0.07%. In Europe, two major currencies varied, as British Pound (GBP) shed 0.30%, while the European Euro (EUR) went up by an amount of 0.34%. All the way west, the Canadian Dollar (CAD) gained 0.26%. Markets ...
Oil once again turned green Oil (light crude) once again turned green, gaining 2.76% and finishing at $44.66/barrel. It has shed nearly 16% in the past month. Natural gas keeps on climbing, as it profited 1.23% today. Gold pushed up after a few days of staying even. It soared up by 1.69%. Silver and platinum were the real winners, as they skyrocketed by 2.82% and by 2.32%, respectively.
Asian shares jumped up as well with China leading the region Asian shares jumped up as well with China leading the region. Shanghai Composite Index powered to a 2.08% profit, followed by Hong Kong’s Hang Seng, which went up by 0.91% and Japan’s Nikkei 225, as it gained 0.55%.
S&P 500 dropped one third of a percent Markets on the West finished mixed on yesterday’s Irish-based holiday. United States’ markets closed mixed within itself, as S&P 500 dropped one third of a percent, while the Dow tumbled by 0.71%. The Nasdaq went up by 0.31%. Mexico’s IPC went down by 0.55%, but Brazilian Bovespa skyrocketed up by 3.48%.
Nightmare for oil light crude continues Nightmare for oil (light crude) continues. Oil went down by another 0.78% and is at the lower end of $43/barrel. Natural gas found the pot of gold under the rainbow on St. Patrick’s day as it gained 5.12%. Gold is in the red, as it went down by 0.43% and silver shared the color, as it dropped by 0.24%.
Gold fights back after a few days of losing Gold fights back after a few days of losing, as it climbed up by 0.31% today. Silver added 0.78% to its value, trailed by platinum, which went up by 0.50%. Oil (light crude) managed to go up today, gaining 0.31% and stopping at $48/barrel. Natural gas did not go up, as it lost 0.14%.
EUR shed 1.25% versus USD today United States Dollar (USD) keeps on dominating the forex scene. European Euro (EUR) shed 1.25% versus USD today, dropping to $1.05 from $1.07 yesterday. British Pound (GBP) went down as well, as it lost 0.81% and is now below $1.50. Japanese Yen fought back against the USD’s onslaught and gained 0.25%. Canadian Dollar (CAD) and Australian Dollar (AUD) dropped by 0.42% and 0.18%, respectively.
gold is 0.08% negative Oil (light crude) has gained 0.79% today, which brought it up to exactly $50/barrel. It has jumped up by 8% 2 months ago, but it is down by 4% over the last month. Natural gas lost 5.67%, lowering the price close to an all-year minimum. Metals didn’t regroup today and kept on losing, as gold is 0.08% negative, silver went down by 0.39% and platinum dropped 0.17%.