U.S. stocks were mostlly higher as the rotation from growth to value shares carried on. Treasury yields climbed and the dollar slipped.
Shares globally are headed for a third weekly gain thanks to easing trade fears and a new round of central bank stimulus. Higher-than-forecast U.S. retail sales in August added to the optimism. The Stoxx Europe 600 rose a fourth day led by banks and miners.
The S&P 500 Index rose 0.1% to 3,012.34 as of 11:35 a.m. New York time, the highest in more than six weeks.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.2% to 27,232.15, reaching the highest in more than seven weeks on its eighth consecutive advance.
The Nasdaq Composite Index was little changed at 8,191.77.
Source : Bloomberg