GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks advance as dollar weakness lifts oil
NEW YORK, June 23 World stocks advanced on Friday to end the week with a slight gain as a drop in the dollar helped boost slumping oil prices.
U.S. STOCKS PARE GAINS, NASDAQ AND S&P 500 NOW UP ABOUT 0.5 PCT
NEW YORK, June 23 Wall Street ended higher on Friday as gains in tech and energy stocks more than offset weakness in the financial sector, while a slide in Home Depot kept the Dow in check.
NEW YORK, June 23 Speculators boosted net long positions on the U.S. dollar, after slashing them the previous week to their lowest level since last August, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday.