Dollar Index Update on 04 August 2017

US PRE MARKET

The US Dollar Index are trading at 92.80 for up with +0.01% percent or +0.01 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,148.24 for up with +0.35% percent or +17.76 point . The DAX Index are trading at 12,179.93 for open with  +0.21% percent or +25.21 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,473.09 for up with +0.19% percent or +6.72 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The dollar moved up on Friday, away from its lowest since May 2016, against a basket of currencies after positive US jobs data.

The dollar index, which just recorded its worst run of monthly losses since early 2011, traded up 0.26 percent to 93.08. A few minutes before the report the index was flat at $92.82.

The U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, according to a government report Friday. Economists surveyed by Reuters had expected the report to show growth of 183,000 with the jobless rate ticking down to 4.3 percent, the lowest since March 2001.

 

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

U.S. market indexes were mixed on Thursday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 22,026.10 for up with +0.04% percent or +9.86 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,472.16 with a loss of –0.22% percent or –5.41 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,340.34 with a loss of –0.35% percent or –22.30 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,405.23 with a loss of -0.54% percent or -7.67 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 851.35 with 0.00% percent or 0.00 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,747.20 with 0.00% percent or 0.00 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,092.90 with 0.00% percent or 0.00 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,461.10 with a loss of –0.23% percent or –3.39 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,368.90 with a loss of –0.21% percent or –2.83 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 22,026.10 for up with 0.00% percent or 0.00 point.

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