US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 97.30 with a loss of -0.10% percent or -0.11 point . The cac 40 index are trading at 5,252.85 with a loss of –0.77% percent or –40.80 point . The DAX Index are trading at 12,750.35 with a loss of –0.50% percent or –64.44 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,538.62 with a loss of –0.62% percent or –22.04 point.
TODAY’s FACTORS AND EVENTS
The pan-European STOXX 600 was down 0.67 percent with almost all sectors and major bourses in negative territory.
British subprime lender Provident slumped to the bottom of the benchmark on Wednesday after the firm issued a profit warning. The London-based company said it expects operational disruption from the reorganization of its home credit division to weigh on full-year profits. Its shares tumbled 16 percent in mid-morning deals.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market indexes were lower on Tuesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,467.14 with a loss of –0.29% percent or –61.85 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,437.03 with a loss of –0.67% percent or –16.43 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,188.03 with a loss of –0.82% percent or – 50.98 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,402.97 with a loss of -1.07% percent or -15.11 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 846.74 with a loss of –1.21% percent or –10.41 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,745.41 with a loss of- 1.07% percent or –18.79 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,074.69 with a loss of –0.61% percent or –6.55 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,442.33 with a loss of -0.72% percent or -10.49 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,350.06 with a loss of -0.69% percent or -9.44 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,467.14 with a loss of –0.29% percent or -0.69% point.