wallstreet-aug29_22feb19-lg.jpg Stocks moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Friday, more than offsetting the moderate weakness seen in the previous session. With the upward move, the major averages reached their best closing levels in over three months.

After moving higher early in the session, stocks have seen some further upside over the course of the trading day on Friday. The advance on the day has lifted the Dow and the Nasdaq to more than three-month intraday highs.


Stocks have moved mostly higher in morning trading on Friday, offsetting the moderate weakness seen in the previous session. The major averages have all moved to the upside, with the Dow reaching its best intraday level since early November.


After ending the previous session moderately lower, stocks are likely to move back to the upside in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 114 points.


Wall Street Aims To Bounce Back

Earnings from major corporates and a slew of Fed speeches are the prime focus on Friday. No major economic announcements are scheduled for the day. Initial cues from the U.S. Futures Index suggest that Wall Street might open positive. Asian shares ended the day mostly higher, while European shares...
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Sensex, Nifty End Choppy Session Mixed

Indian shares ended a choppy session on a flat note Friday after two days of gains. While auto, oil and metal stocks advanced, financials succumbed to selling pressure after RBI MPC minutes expressed concerns about growth. The benchmark 30-share BSE Sensex ended the session down 26.87 points or 0.07...
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Sensex, Nifty Set To Follow Global Peers Lower

Indian shares may follow global peers lower on Friday as investors await further developments on U.S.-China trade talks. Investors may find some solace in minutes of the RBI MPC meeting pushing for lower lending rates to spur growth. Benchmark indexes Sensex and the Nifty rose around half a percent...
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U.S. Dollar Turns In Another Lackluster Performance

The U.S. dollar has turned in another lackluster performance during trading on Wednesday as traders digest the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting. The greenback is currently trading at 110.83 yen compared to the 110.63 yen it fetched at the close of New York trading on Tuesday. Against...
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Swiss Market Extends Gains To 3rd Straight Day

The Switzerland stock market ended on a positive note on Friday, extending gains to a third successive session, amid continued optimism about U.S.-China trade deal.
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TSX Settles Marginally Up, Ends Week With 1.1% Gain

After a steady start and a subsequent long spell in positive territory, the Canadian stock market briefly slipped below the unchanged line on Friday, but eventually managed to settle marginally higher.
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Crude Oil Futures Settle At Highest Level Since Mid-November

Crude oil futures ended higher on Friday with traders betting on hopes a positive outcome from U.S.-China trade discussions will result in increased demand for crude.
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Treasuries Move Back To The Upside Amid U.S.-China Trade Talks

After moving notably lower over the course of the previous session, treasuries moved back to the upside during trading on Friday. Bond prices climbed firmly into positive territory in morning trading but gave back some ground in the afternoon.
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Futures Pointing To Early Rebound On Wall Street

The major U.S. index futures are currently pointing to a higher opening on Friday, with stocks likely to move back to the upside after ending the previous session moderately lower. Optimism about U.S.-China trade talks may generate early buying interest on Wall Street as negotiators wrap up the latest...
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