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US STOCKS-Wall Street kicks off 2018 on a strong note

nbspnbspJan 02, 2018 / Reuters

* Oil trades near strongest levels since mid-2015* Casino stocks hit by downbeat Dec. gambling revenue* Walt Disney, Netflix gain after upgrade* Indexes up: Dow 0.45 pct, S&P 0.35 pct, Nasdaq 0.31 pct (Updates to open)By Sruthi ShankarJan 2 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes were higher on Tuesday, the first trading day of the year, buoyed by gains in technology and consumer discretionary...Read More

US STOCKS-Wall Street set for strong start to 2018

nbspnbspJan 02, 2018 / Reuters

* Oil trades near strongest levels since mid-2015* Casino stocks hit by downbeat Dec. gambling revenue* Netflix gains after upgrade* Futures up: S&P 86 pts, Dow 8.25 pts, Nasdaq 25.25 pts (Adds comment, adds details, updates prices)By Sruthi ShankarJan 2 (Reuters) - Wall Street was poised for an upbeat session on the first trading day of 2018, fueled by strong commodity prices and a weak dolla...Read More

US STOCKS-Wall Street set for positive start to 2018

nbspnbspJan 02, 2018 / Reuters

* Futures up: S&P 6 pts, Dow 33 pts, Nasdaq 7.5 ptsBy Sruthi ShankarJan 2 (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Wall Street on Tuesday, the first trading day of 2018, signaling a continuation of the solid run from last year.Major stock indexes closed out 2017 with their best year since 2013, lifted by a combination of strong economic growth, solid corporate earnings, l...Read More

Court orders Zambia Vedanta unit to pay state firm $139 million

nbspnbspJan 02, 2018 / Reuters

LUSAKA, Jan 2 (Reuters) - A London court has ordered Zambia Vedanta VED.L unit KCM to pay a state mining company $139 million in a claim related to the copper price, raising by $36 million the amount it was originally ordered to pay, the state company said on Tuesday.The claim relates to outstanding payments under a 2013 copper price participation settlement agreement between Konkola Copper Mines...Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar starts 2018 in doldrums, European stocks groggy

nbspnbspJan 02, 2018 / Reuters

* Asia shares ex-Japan cheered by upbeat China survey* Dollar downtrodden after suffering worst year since 2003* Commodities benefit from dollar weakness, China demand* Oil prices hover near highest since mid-2015* European shares squeeze down by currency strengthBy Marc JonesLONDON, Jan 2 (Reuters) - The ailing dollar fell to its lowest in over three months on Tuesday, while surprisingly upbeat C...Read More

UPDATE 1-European stocks see faltering start to 2018 as autos and miners weigh

nbspnbspJan 02, 2018 / Reuters

* STOXX 600 down 0.3 pct* Autos stocks dented by weaker French car registrations* Mining sector reverses after impressive run* IAG deal to buy Niki assets weighs on Lufthansa (Updates prices, adds detail, quotes)By Helen ReidLONDON, Jan 2 (Reuters) - European stocks faltered at the start of the trading year on Tuesday as autos stocks fell and an impressive run-up in metals and mining stocks revers...Read More

Gold Prices Hit Fresh 3-Month Highs

nbspnbspJan 02, 2018 / Investing.com

Investing.com - Gold prices rose to fresh three month highs on Tuesday in the first trading day of 2018, propelled higher by a weaker dollar.Comex gold futures rose 0.21% to $1,312.20 a troy ounce by 03:45 AM ET (08:45 AM GMT), the strongest level since September 26.Recent weakness in the dollar has supported gold prices by making the dollar-denominated metal cheaper for holders of other currencie...Read More

European stocks see faltering start to 2018 as miners weigh

nbspnbspJan 02, 2018 / Reuters

LONDON, Jan 2 (Reuters) - European stocks faltered at the start of the trading year on Tuesday as an impressive run-up in metals and mining stocks reversed, while strength in oil companies and banks was not enough to stop the slide.The pan-European STOXX 600 .STOXX index dipped 0.2 percent in early deals, while euro zone stocks .STOXXE fell 0.3 percent.Basic resources stocks weighed the most, with...Read More

Gold / Silver / Copper Prices - Weekly Outlook: January 2 - 5

nbspnbspJan 01, 2018 / Investing.com

Investing.com - A weaker dollar helped propel gold prices to a three-month high back above the $1,300 level on Friday in the final trading day of 2017.Gold futures for February delivery settled up 0.61% at $1,305.10 on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, its highest close since September.For the year, the precious metal gained 14%, the largest yearly percentage gain since 2010....Read More

Commodities Ending 2017 With a Bang in Longest Rally on Record

nbspnbspDec 30, 2017 / Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) -- Commodities started the end-of-year party early.The Bloomberg Commodity Index, which measures returns on 22 raw materials, closed up 11 days in a row -- a repeat on Friday would result in the longest run in records dating back to 1991. While the index has been lifted this month by gains in crude oil, copper and gold, it still remains well below 2008 highs.Big OilWest Texas Intermedi...Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-A strong year for stocks, but no joy for the dollar

nbspnbspDec 29, 2017 / Reuters

* U.S. stocks open lower, trimming a strong year of gains* World stocks at highs (Updates to U.S. stock market open; Changes byline and dateline, previous LONDON/SYDNEY)By Trevor HunnicuttDec 29 (Reuters) - Markets are ending 2017 in a party mood after a pick-up in global growth boosted corporate profits and commodities, while tame inflation kept central banks from snatching away the punch bowl of...Read More

Gold Prices On Track for Best Annual Rally in 7 years

nbspnbspDec 29, 2017 / Investing.com

Investing.com - Gold prices hit a fresh one-month high on Friday in holiday-thinned trading and was on track for its best annual gains since 2010 as weakness in the dollar supported the precious metal.Comex gold futures rose 0.12% to $1,298.70 a troy ounce by 4:18AM ET (9:18GMT) Friday, just off its intraday high of $1,299.00 which was its highest level since November 29.Futures were on the rise f...Read More

CORRECTED-FOREX-Dollar stuck near 1-month low, commodity currencies buoyant

nbspnbspDec 29, 2017 / Reuters

(Corrects reference to euro's performance in 16th paragraph to 2003 from 2013)* Dollar index stuck near 1-month low* Seasonal factors seen weighing on dollar at year's end* Australian, Canadian dollars at 2-month highsBy Shinichi SaoshiroTOKYO, Dec 29 (Reuters) - The dollar wallowed near a one-month low against a basket of currencies on Friday, while commodity currencies such as the Australian and...Read More

FOREX-Dollar wallows near 1-month low, commodity currencies supported

nbspnbspDec 29, 2017 / Reuters

* Dollar index stuck near 1-month low* Seasonal factors seen weighing on dollar at year's end* Australian, Canadian dollars at 2-month highsBy Shinichi SaoshiroTOKYO, Dec 29 (Reuters) - The dollar wallowed near a one-month low against a basket of currencies on Friday, while currencies like the Australian and Canadian dollars were at two-month highs thanks to firmer commodity prices.The dollar inde...Read More

PRECIOUS-Gold hits 1-month high as weaker dollar lifts commodities

nbspnbspDec 29, 2017 / Reuters

* Technical signals for gold seen as positive-analyst* Silver ETF holdings edge up to highest since September* GRAPHIC-2017 asset returns: http://tmsnrt.rs/2jvdmXl (Updates prices, market comment; adds byline, NEW YORK dateline)By Chris Prentice and Jan HarveyNEW YORK/LONDON, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Gold extended gains on Thursday to a one-month high on a strong technical outlook and a U.S. dollar at a...Read More

FOREX-Dollar index hits 1-month low, bitcoin slides again

nbspnbspDec 29, 2017 / Reuters

* Dollar index on track for worst year since 2003* Euro reaches 1-month high vs dollar* Australian dollar and New Zealand dollar hit 2-month highs* Bitcoin falls as South Korea curbs cryptocurrency trading (Updates market action, adds graphic on bitcoin)By Richard LeongNEW YORK, Dec 28 (Reuters) - The dollar fell to a one-month low versus a basket of currencies on Thursday on a less upbeat U.S. gr...Read More

US STOCKS-Tech, financial gains lift Wall Street

nbspnbspDec 28, 2017 / Reuters

* S&P 500 on track for best annual gains since 2013* Live Ventures soars after reporting revenue jump* J.B. Hunt Transport down on disappointing forecast* Indexes up: Dow 0.14 pct, S&P 0.07 pct, Nasdaq 0.13 pct (Updates to early afternoon)By Sruthi ShankarDec 28 (Reuters) - Wall Street indexes rose slightly in thin holiday trading on Thursday, supported by gains in technology and financial...Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks rally with surge in metals prices, U.S. dollar retreats

nbspnbspDec 28, 2017 / Reuters

* Copper rally keeps focus on global growth* MSCI world index set for 14th month of gains* U.S. dollar under pressure (Updates to U.S. market open; updates byline and dateline, previous LONDON)By Trevor HunnicuttDec 28 (Reuters) - World stocks trotted higher in light, holiday trading on Thursday, moving to record levels as rising industrial metals prices gestured to a strong finish to the year for...Read More

US STOCKS-Wall Street lifted by gains in technology shares

nbspnbspDec 28, 2017 / Reuters

* S&P 500 on track for best annual gains since 2013* Live Ventures soars after reporting revenue jump* J.B. Hunt Transport down on disappointing forecast* Indexes up: Dow 0.21 pct, S&P 0.08 pct, Nasdaq 0.05 pct (Changes comment, updates prices, adds details)By Sruthi ShankarDec 28 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes were slightly higher in late morning trading on Thursday, helped by gai...Read More

FOREX-Dollar index sinks to 4-week low; bitcoin sags

nbspnbspDec 28, 2017 / Reuters

* Dollar index on track for worst year since 2003* Australian dollar and New Zealand dollar hit 2-month highs* Bitcoin sheds over 30 pct since record peak near $20,000 (Updates market action, changes dateline, previous LONDON)By Richard LeongNEW YORK, Dec 28 (Reuters) - The dollar fell to a four-week low against a basket of currencies on Thursday on a less certain U.S. economic outlook after the p...Read More