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Today's Top Market Headlines – Oct 10, 2017
US stocks pound new heights, led by Wal-Mart

Euro strengthens as signs of Catalan president suspending referendum unveil

American shares reached another set of highs, led by Wal-Mart spearheading the consumer’s advance. Energy producers made headway with oil prices.

 

Here’s what caught our eye among equity:

S&P 500 Index increased 0.2% to close at 2,550.66 at 4:02 PM in New York, after climbing to the record 2,555.23.

Dow Jones added 0.3%, and touch a high of 22,850.51.

Nasdaq scored 6,608.301 – a new fresh record, and finished the day up 0.1%.

Stoxx Europe 600 Index barely budged.

MSCI All-Country jumped 0.4%.

IBEX dropped 0.9%.

MSCI Emerging Market Index sprung 1%.

 

Fairly large moves with currencies:

The dollar gave away 0.3%.

The euro jumped 0.7% to $1.1816.

The Turkish lira slipped 0.1%.

 

Same with commodities:

WTI crude added a full $1.36 to $50.94 a barrel.

Gold futures rose 0.4% to $1,288.45 an ounce.

Copper increased 1% to $3.06 a pound.