World Markets

North and South American markets closed sharply higher on Wednesday with shares in U.S. leading the region. The S&P 500 is up 2.04% while Mexico's IPC is up 1.94% and Brazil's Bovespa is up 1.02%.

North and South American Indexes

  Index Country Change % Change Level Last Update
  Dow Jones Industrial Average United States +288.00 +1.69% 17,356.87 Dec 17
  S&P 500 Index United States +40.15 +2.04% 2,012.89 Dec 17
  Brazil Bovespa Stock Index Brazil +495.77 +1.02% 49,209.41 8:27am ET
  Canada S&P/TSX 60 Canada +20.25 +2.50% 831.24 Dec 17
  Santiago Index IPSA Chile +36.24 +1.17% 3,142.67 8:22am ET
  IPC Mexico +779.36 +1.94% 41,004.44 Dec 17

World Currencies

Currencies vs. USD $1= % Change
Canada Dollar 1.1603 -0.3538%
European Euro 0.8135 +0.3335%
United Kingdom Pound 0.6400 -0.3450%
Japan Yen 118.8225 -0.0147%
Data as of 7:22am ET

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