Canadian stocks ended higher for a fourth straight session on Friday, tracking rising global equity markets and driven by gains in the energy sector with oil prices rebounding. The positive Federal Reserve stand on interest rate hikes yesterday, also weighed. With little or no major economic releases...

After moving sharply higher over the course of the two previous sessions, stocks saw some further upside during trading on Friday. With the gains on the day, the major averages further offset the sell-off that was seen earlier this month.


While buying interest has remained relatively subdued, stocks are seeing modest strength in mid-day trading on Friday. The gains on the day are extending the strong upward move that was seen over the course of the two previous sessions.


After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks have moved mostly higher in early trading on Friday. The major averages have all climbed into positive territory, adding to the substantial gains posted in the two previous sessions.


Stocks May Extend Rally In Early Trading - U.S. Commentary

After moving sharply higher over the course of the two previous sessions, stocks appear poised to extend the rally in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 25 points.

Fed Assurance Allays Fears Of Capital Flight

Indian equities ended flat this week as a selloff in the early part of the week offset big gains coming towards the fag-end of the week. India's benchmark index Sensex ended just about 0.1 percent higher at 27,371.84 in the week ended Friday, while the broader Nifty index ended virtually unchanged at...

Indian Markets Look Set To Extend Thursday's Rally

Indian shares are seen opening higher on Friday, extending a global rally, as Oracle posted stronger-than-expected results for the second quarter, the yen weakened and China revised upwards the estimated size of its economy in 2013 by 3.4 percent. The Asian markets are rising across the board, with...

Dollar Rallies To New 28-Month Peak Against Euro

The dollar raced to new 28-month highs against the euro Friday, as traders bet the European Central Bank can no longer afford to dither on massive quantitative easing. The ECB has been reluctant to offer additional stimulus, but the threat of a crippling deflationary spiral is likely to spur action...

Swiss Stocks Slide On Rough Day For Roche

Swiss stocks declined Friday as Roche suffered its worst daily losses in a while when two of its highly anticipated drugs failed clinical trials. The Swiss Market Index lost 0.41 percent to 8,976.24, staying away from a 7-year peak near 9,200 seen earlier this month. Stocks failed to carry over...

Rebound In Resource Stocks Driving TSX Win Streak -- Canadian Commentary

Canadian stocks are moving higher Friday morning, extending gains to a fourth successive day as crude oil prices steadied above $55 a barrel. After a flat start, the benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index is up 85.44 points or 0.60 percent at 14,432.31, on course to end the week with a gain of about 5...

Crude Oil Ends Sharply Higher, But Concerns Remain

U.S. crude oil rebounded to end sharply higher on Friday, after having plunged over 4 percent on Thursday, although concerns over demand growth and oversupply continue to plague market sentiments. Oil prices found support with an official report from the Energy Information Administration earlier...

Treasuries Regain Ground Following Recent Pullback

Treasuries moved moderately higher over the course of the trading day on Friday, regaining some ground after falling sharply over the two previous sessions. After initially showing a lack of direction, treasuries moved to the upside as the day progressed.

Central Bank Optimism Wanes Amid Limited Catalysts

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a higher opening on Friday, with optimism waning following the exuberance seen in the past two sessions in the wake of benevolent policy actions from global central banks. European stocks are currently mixed, while the Asian markets closed higher for the session....
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