U.S. Stocks Advance, Bonds Mixed as Oil Tops $51: Markets Wrap

May 25, 2017

… German benchmark yields rose one basis point while those the U.K. dropped one basis point. Commodities West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose for a fifth day, added 34 cents to settle at $51.74 a barrel in New York, the highest since April 18. Saudi Arabia is mustering support for prolonging production curbs ahead of OPEC’s meeting this week. Gold futures dropped 0.8 percent to $1,251.60 an ounce.  China, the world’s top user of refined zinc, boosted imports to the …