* Shares rise across globe, U.S. higher on tech stocks and yield retreat
NEW YORK, Feb 23 Oil prices rose on Friday to their highest in more than two weeks, supported by the shutdown of the El Feel oilfield in Libya and upbeat comments from Saudi Arabia that an OPEC-led effort to cut stockpiles is working.
(Adds details, analyst comment, bylines, table) By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss and Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK, Feb 23 Speculators' net short dollar bets slipped to a seven-week low this week, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday, as investors priced in more interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve. The value of the net short dollar positions, was $8.17 billion in the week to Feb. 20, compared with net sh
* Dow up 1.39 pct, S&P 500 up 1.6 pct, Nasdaq up 1.77 pct (Updates to market close)
NEW YORK, Feb 23 U.S. stocks rallied on Friday, lifted by gains in technology stocks and a retreat in Treasury yields as the Federal Reserve eased concerns about the path of interest rate hikes this year.
NEW YORK, Feb 23 Speculators' net short dollar bets shrank slightly to a seven-week low, in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday.
All American Indices
|.DJI||Dow Jones Industrial Average||23 Feb 2018||25,309.99||+347.51||+1.39%|
|.IXIC||Nasdaq Composite Index||23 Feb 2018||7,337.39||+127.30||+1.77%|
|.TRXFLDUSP||Thomson Reuters Equity US Index||23 Feb 2018||243.99||+3.70||+1.54%|
|.TRXFLDCAP||Thomson Reuters Equity Canada Index||23 Feb 2018||293.44||+2.24||+0.77%|
|.GSPTSE||S&P/TSX Composite Index||23 Feb 2018||15,638.45||+130.28||+0.84%|
|.XAX||AMEX Composite Index||23 Feb 2018||2,504.58||+14.90||+0.60%|
|.MXX||MXSE IPC||23 Feb 2018||48,643.43||-326.21||-0.67%|