By Denny Jacob
International stocks trading in New York closed higher on Friday.
The S&P/BNY Mellon index of American depositary receipts edged up 2.3% to 134.68. The European index moved up 2.3% to 125.78. The Asian index rose 2.1% to 162.86. The Latin American index gained 3% to 188.80, while the emerging-markets index advanced 2.2% to 282.18.
Argo Blockchain PLC was among those whose ADRs traded actively.
The cryptocurrency miner rose 14% after the company said it mined 235 bitcoin or bitcoin equivalents last month, compared with 219 bitcoin or bitcoin equivalents in July, it said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Novel cancer immunotherapy products developer Adaptimmune Therapeutics Plc tumbled 5.9% despite issuing positive data from its signal-finding Phase 1 SURPASS trial.
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