Spain’s senate has granted the country’s prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, unprecedented powers to impose direct rule on Catalonia minutes after the region’s parliament voted to establish an independent republic on Friday afternoon.
(Reuters) - Gains in technology stocks powered by strong earnings from Microsoft, Amazon and Alphabet lifted the Nasdaq and the S&P on Friday, but losses in Chevron and Merck kept the Dow in the red.
Investing.com – Crude was on track for weekly gains of 2% on the back of support for an extension of the production curb. In early morning trade, oil prices were clawing back from prior losses and breached positive territory.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has joined the ranks of those who believe the market for bitcoin is in bubble territory.
Next trading day's important events
- USDJPY: 113.75
- EURUSD: 1.1601
- S&P 500: 2572.12
- NASDAQ: 6652.67