Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.20% By Investing.com

© Reuters. Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.20% Investing.com – Japan stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher. At the close in Tokyo, the gained 0.20%. The best performers of the session on the were Rakuten Inc (T:), which rose 4.12% or 40.0 points to trade at 1011.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co. (T:) added 4.08% or 113.0 points to end at 2880.0 and Hitachi Construction Machinery Co (T:) was…

Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.67% By Investing.com

© Reuters. Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.67% Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the added 0.67% to hit a new 6-months high. The best performers of the session on the were TransAlta Corp (TO:), which rose 7.13% or 0.59 points to trade at 8.86 at the close. Meanwhile, Aphria Inc (TO:) added 6.40% or 0.820 points to end at 13.640 and Precision Drilling Corporation…

Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 0.72% By Investing.com

© Reuters. Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 0.72% Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher. At the close in Amsterdam, the rose 0.72%. The best performers of the session on the were Altice NV (AS:), which rose 3.74% or 0.07 points to trade at 1.90 at the close. Meanwhile, Randstad NV (AS:) added 1.65% or 0.75 points to end at 46.28 and Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A (AS:) was up 1.54%…

Facebook, Apple Rise on Wall Street Upgrades, Lifting FAANG By Investing.com

© Reuters. Investing.com – Facebook and Apple led FAANG stocks higher on Monday, boosting the broader tech sector after Wall Street analysts upgraded their outlooks on both companies. Bank of America (NYSE:) upgraded its rating on Apple (NASDAQ:) to buy from neutral and raised its price target on the stock to $210 from $180, arguing expectations for a decline in tech giant’s hardware sales are somewhat overly negative. Apple’s share price rose 3.3%. The bank’s price target on Apple’s stock assumes flat hardware and somewhat-slower-than-historical growth in services. Bank of…

Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.30% By Investing.com

Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.30% Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower. At the close in Tel Aviv, the declined 0.30% to hit a new 1-month low. The best performers of the session on the were Liveperson (TA:), which rose 7.28% or 699 points to trade at 10300 at the close. Meanwhile, Nice Ltd (TA:) added 1.09% or 450 points to end at 41650 and Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TA:) was…