S& P 500 Tops 2,500, as Dollar Slips on Retail Data: Marketplaces Wrap
U.S. stocks capped the best week since January, with the S& P 500 Index climbing above 2,500 for the first time, as investors pictured resilience in the face of a North Korean missile test. The dollar diluted after an unexpected decline in August retail sales invoked headache over the economy’s strength.
Investors primarily shrugged off the latest rise in tensions on the Korean peninsula and a terrorist attack in London, with haven assets from the yen to gold refusing. The S& P 500 took the round-number milestone in the final hours of trading to terminate the week with a 1.6 percentage improvement. The Dow Jones Industrial Average also closed at a record. The greenback decreased its biggest weekly gain since February as the Bank of England’s hawkish shifting bolstered the pound. Oil intent near $50 a cask to cap its excellent week since July. Provides on 10 -year Treasuries topped 2.2 percent.
Despite a U.S. vacation, the dollar dominated trading on Monday as it headed for a fourth daytime of rejects, diluting against every major currency. The euro’s rush weighed on European inventories, while golden gained. Bloomberg’s dollar index approached its lowest level in three years as the euro increased additions that have pushed it to the … Read More
U.S. stocks capped the best week since January, with the S& P 500 Index clambering above 2,500 for the first time, as investors presented resilience in the face of a North Korean missile test. The dollar debilitated after an unpredictable decline in August retail sales created regard over the economy’s strength. Investors largely shrugged off … Read More
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