US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 93.78 with +0.01% percent or +0.01 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,110.50 with a loss of –0.14% percent or -7.37 point . The DAX Index are trading at 12,169.82 with a loss of –0.57% percent or –70.24 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,440.22 with a loss of –0.33% percent or -11.49 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar struggled near a 13-month low against a basket of major currencies on Monday as U.S. political woes dampened hopes for quick passage of President Donald Trump’s stimulus and tax reform agendas.
The Trump administration, already dogged by investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election, took a fresh hit on Friday after White House spokesman Sean Spicer resigned, highlighting an upheaval within the president’s inner circle.
The dollar index against a group of six currencies was little changed at 93.854, after touching 93.847, its lowest since June 2016.
U.S. market indexes were lower on Friday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,580.07 with a loss of –0.15% percent or –31.71 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,472.54 with a loss of – 0.04% percent or –0.91 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,387.75 with a loss of –0.04% percent or –2.25 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,435.84 with a loss of -0.45% percent or -6.52 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 868.25 with a loss of –0.46% percent or –4.02 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,773.92 with a loss of –0.26% percent or – 4.69 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,087.74 with a loss of-0.14% percent or –1.52 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,464.69 with a loss of –0.07% percent or –1.09 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,370.12 with a loss of-0.04% percent or –0.59 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,580.07 with a loss of –0.15% percent or –31.71point.