US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 97.27 for up with +0.37% percent or +0.36 point . The cac 40 index are trading at 5,186.80 with a loss of –1.08% percent or –56.49 point . The DAX Index are trading at 12,677.88 with a loss of –1.00% percent or –128.07 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,509.21 with a loss of – 1.07% percent or –37.94 point.
TODAY’s FACTORS AND EVENTS
U.S. government debt prices were mixed on Thursday morning as investors responded to the Federal Reserve’s decision to hike interest rates by a quarter of a percent and begin reducing its bond and security holdings before the end of the year.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury notes, which moves inversely to price, was higher at around 2.1411 percent, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was lower at 2.7790 percent.
On the data front, Thursday will see a host of data releases, including jobless claims, the Philadelphia Fed manufacturing outlook survey, the Empire State manufacturing survey, and import and export prices. Later in the morning, industrial production figures, the housing market index and natural gas inventories will also be released.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market indexes were lower on Wednesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,374.56 for up with +0.22% percent or +46.09 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,437.92 with a loss of –0.10% percent or –2.43 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,194.89 with a loss of –0.41% percent or –25.48 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,417.57 with a loss of -0.59% percent or -8.41 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 861.15 with a loss of –0.57% percent or –4.92 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,761.66 with a loss of –0.43% percent or –7.68 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,074.00 with a loss of –0.06% percent or –0.64 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,444.74 with a loss of -0.16% percent or -2.26 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,351.36 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -1.63 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,374.56 for up with +0.22% percent or +46.09 point.