Market Snapshot: Dow logs 6-day winning strain as U.S.-Mexico trade tensions recede

U.S. bonds sealed aloft Monday, with a Dow gaining for a sixth event in a row, as investors continued to snap adult tellurian equities after a U.S. forsaken skeleton to levy tariffs on Mexico.

How did a benchmarks fare?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average

DJIA, +0.30%

 rose 78.74 points, or 0.3%, to 26,062.68, imprinting a longest winning strain given May 2018. The SP 500

SPX, +0.47%

 added 13.39 points, or 0.5%, to 2,886.73, and a Nasdaq Composite index

COMP, +1.05%

 climbed 81.07 points, or 1.1%, to 7,823.17.

What gathering a market?

President Donald Trump late Friday tweeted that he had dangling skeleton to levy tariffs on Mexico after reaching a understanding with that nation over stemming a upsurge of bootleg immigration. But he warned Mexico in a array of tweets on Sunday that if team-work should fail, “We can always go behind to a previous, unequivocally profitable, position of tariffs.”

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However, there were questions about how most of a understanding is unequivocally new, quite as Mexico had formerly concluded to muster a National Guard to a southern limit with Guatemala as good as accept a lapse of asylum-seekers as they wait out their cases.

As tellurian equities rose, a Mexican peso

USDMXN, +0.0135%

 rallied opposite a U.S. dollar.

Meanwhile, Group of 20 financial leaders on Sunday vowed to strengthen tellurian expansion from disruptions such as trade tensions.the secretary tweeted Sunday.

But trade troubles between a U.S. and China continue to simmer, with Beijing cautioning tellurian record companies in a assembly final week that complying with a anathema on Huawei Technologies would meant sector-wide complications, Reuters reported. Data also showed that China exports grew somewhat in May, yet imports fell sharply.

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What were analysts saying?

“The marketplace is peaceful to gamble heavily on a Powell put,” Yousef Abbasi, tellurian markets strategist during INTL FCStone, told MarketWatch. There have been “small improvements with honour to trade, though that does not indispensably prove that we’re tighten to fortitude on trade with China,” he added.

“We’re in a distant some-more capricious place, though if anything, a marketplace has unequivocally shown a ability and wherewithal to place a gamble on a strength of a Fed put.”

”In reduction than 6 months, investors have left from discounting 3 Fed rate hikes to 3 cuts; many factors support a shift, though we doubt either easing alone can change a outcome,” pronounced Lisa Shalett, arch investment officer of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, in a note to clients. “While looser process might support marketplace liquidity and valuations in a brief run, we are not assured that rate cuts can heal what ails a economy. All-time high consumer confidence, 50-year low stagnation and debt rates nearby 4% have not carried expenditure and residential investment; rather, process doubt from Washington and geopolitical instability is weighing on a aging business cycle; trade doubt appears to be distorting supply chains, quashing collateral spending and contributing to a production slowdown,” pronounced Shalett.

If a Fed is eventually pressured into “prophylactic rate cuts,” afterwards it might find itself with too few bullets left when it unequivocally needs them, she added.

Which bonds were in focus?

Shares of United Technologies

UTX, -3.13%

fell 3.1% after a association announced an all-stock understanding to combine with invulnerability executive Raytheon Co.

RTN, +0.69%

, a pierce that would emanate a world’s second-largest aerospace-and-defense association by sales. Raytheon shares rose 0.7%.

However, during an talk with CNBC on Monday morning, Trump seemed to moderate unrestrained for a understanding when he said: “I’m a small endangered about United Technologies and Raytheon,” adding that aeroplane manufacturers have all joined “so it’s tough to negotiate” with them.

Shares of Tableau Software Inc.

DATA, +33.70%

 rallied 34% after a association pronounced that it had concluded to be bought by Inc.

CRM, -5.26%

 in an all-stock understanding that valued Tableau shares during $15.7 billion, or $177.88 each, a 42% reward to Friday’s close. Salesforce batch fell 5.3%.

Merck Co. Inc.

MRK, +0.02%

 said it would buy secretly hold curative association Tilos Therapeutics in a understanding that could be value as most as $773 million. Shares of Merck were mostly unchanged.

Shares of Tilray Inc.

TLRY, +11.19%

 surged 11% after a Canada-based cannabis association announced an agreement that extends a lock-up, and produce for a nurse sale, of a 75 million shares, or 77% of a Tilray shares outstanding, hold by a largest shareholder, Privateer Holdings.

Ford Motor Co.

F, +0.61%

shares rose 0.6% and General Motors Co.

GM, +1.47%

  shares modernized 1.5% after a deterrence of new tariffs on Mexican imports. The U.S. automobile attention relies heavily on a cross-border supply sequence that would have been strike quite tough by new duties on Mexican imports.

Shares of Tesla Inc.

TSLA, +4.10%

  climbed 4.1% after Baird researcher Ben Kallo pronounced he believed direct concerns are “overblown.”

How did other markets trade?

The produce on a 10-year Treasury note

TMUBMUSD10Y, +2.95%

rebounded from a 21-month low of 2.085% on Friday.

Asian bonds finished mostly higher, with Japan’s Nikkei 225

NIK, +1.20%

 rising 1.2% and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index

HSI, +2.27%

 up 2.2%. In Europe, bonds were mostly higher, with a Stoxx Europe 600

SXXP, +0.21%

gaining 0.2%

Crude oil

CLN19, +0.17%

finished weaker, while bullion

GCN19, +0.24%

staid reduce for a initial time in 9 sessions

GCN19, +0.24%

and a U.S. dollar

DXY, +0.24%

rose relations to a peers.

—Barbara Kollmeyer contributed to this report

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