Asia shares set for choppy session after S&P 500 hits record high

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a stock quotation board at a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan By Chibuike Oguh (Reuters) – Asian equities are set for a choppy trading session on Friday after technology stocks lifted the to a new record even as investors weighed an unexpected rise in the number of Americans […]

Continue Reading

Dollar hits four-month high as worries over European lockdowns, U.S. taxes sap risk appetite

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A picture illustration shows U.S. 100 dollar bank notes By Ritvik Carvalho LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar hit a four-month high on Wednesday as concerns over a third COVID-19 wave in Europe, potential U.S. tax hikes and escalating tensions between the West and China sapped risk appetite. The rose to a […]

Continue Reading

S&P trades to a new session high and nearly erases loss for the day

Dow industrial average continues to lead the way and the Nasdaq lags far behind The S&P index is traded to a new session high 3937.66. That took the price nearly to unchanged on the day. The current price is at 3937.31, down -2.03 points or -0.05%. The Dow industrial average continues to lead the charge with a gain […]

Continue Reading

Bitcoin hits record high; trades as high as $59,755 on Saturday

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A representation of virtual currency Bitcoin and U.S. One Dollar banknotes are seen in front of a stock graph in this illustration (Reuters) – , the world’s biggest cryptocurrency, on Saturday reached a record high, trading up to $ 59,755. Bitcoin is up more than 2% from its previous year high […]

Continue Reading

Bitcoin hits $60,000 in record high

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Representations of virtual currency Bitcoin and U.S. dollar banknotes are seen in this picture illustration (Reuters) – , the world’s biggest cryptocurrency, on Saturday crossed a record high of $ 60,000. Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor […]

Continue Reading

ForexLive Americas FX news wrap: Canadian dollar hits 3-year high on strong jobs

Forex news for North American trade on March 12, 2021: Markets: Gold flat at $ 1721 S&P 500 flat at 3940 US 10-year yields up 9 bps to 1.63% WTI crude down 42-cents to $ 65.61 CAD leads, NZD lags The rise in Treasury yields had markets off balance coming into the day but this […]

Continue Reading

U.S. stocks close mixed as Dow notches fifth straight record high

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Nasdaq logo is displayed at the Nasdaq Market site in New York 2/2 By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – The blue-chip Dow powered to its fifth consecutive record high on Friday and the closed slightly higher as investors bought shares that should benefit from a strong reopening of […]

Continue Reading

Oil hits almost 14-month high after OPEC+ extends output cuts

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Crude oil storage tanks are seen from above at the Cushing oil hub in Cushing By Noah Browning LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices jumped more than 2% on Friday, hitting their highest in nearly 14 months after OPEC and its allies agreed not to increase supply in April as they await […]

Continue Reading

US stocks close sharply higher. Dow industrial average closes at a record high

Russell 2000 index rises by 2.38% The major stock indices all closed sharply higher with the Russell 2000 of small-cap stocks outperforming with a gain of 2.38%. The Dow industrial average is closing at a record high of 31961.86. It reached an intraday all-time high of 32009.64.   A look at the closing levels shows Russell index up 53.08 points or […]

Continue Reading