US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 93.24 for up with +0.04% percent or +0.04 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,130.32 for up with +0.34% percent or +17.20 point . The DAX Index are trading at 12,225.81 for up with +0.37% percent or +44.98 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,455.56 for up with +0.31% percent or +10.83 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar gained more ground against the yen and the euro on Friday as traders bet Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen would promise to push forward with plans for tighter monetary policy.
She was to speak at the meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
The debate in Congress over raising the government’s debt ceiling has begun to loom over the U.S. currency, with lawmakers expected to have just two weeks to agree a deal when they return in September.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market were lower on Thursday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,783.40 with a loss of –0.13% percent or –28.69 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,438.97 with a loss of –0.21% percent or –5.07 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,271.33 with a loss of –0.11% percent or –7.08 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,373.88 for up with +0.30% percent or +4.14 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 823.97 for up with +0.14% percent or +1.12 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,701.47 with a loss of –0.09% percent or –1.61 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,078.68 with a loss of –0.24% percent or –2.59 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,440.79 with a loss of –0.14% percent or –2.06 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,350.80 with a loss of –0.18% percent or –2.41 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,783.40 with a loss of –0.13% percent or –28.69 point.