US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 93.44 for up with +0.03% percent or +0.02 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,057.67 with a loss of –1.13% percent or -57.56 point . The DAX Index are trading at 11,976.36 with a loss of –0.32% percent or –37.94 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,403.65 with a loss of –0.87% percent or -29.89 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Trading was thinner than usual, with Japanese markets closed for a public holiday.
Below that level lies another key technical chart support level for the dollar at 108.13 yen, a trough the U.S. currency k plumbed in mid-April.
“We’re getting close towards very important support on the dollar/yen,” said Steven Dooley, currency strategist for Western Union Business Solutions in Melbourne.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market index were lower on Thursday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,844.01 with a loss of –0.93% percent or –204.69 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,438.21 with a loss of –1.45% percent or –35.81 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,216.87 with a loss of –2.13% percent or –135.46 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,372.54 with a loss of -1.75% percent or -24.40 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 831.33 with a loss of –1.50% percent or –12.67 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,707.83 with a loss of –1.62% percent or –28.11 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,079.89 with a loss of –1.39% percent or –15.25 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,439.16 with a loss of –1.49% percent or –21.70 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,349.25 with a loss of –1.46% percent or –20.05 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,844.01 with a loss of –0.93% percent or –204.69 point.