US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 91.80 with a loss of -0.46% percent or -0.42 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,139.60 for up with +0.75% percent or +38.20 point . The DAX Index are trading at 12,317.00 for up with +0.84% percent or +102.46 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,460.58 for up with +0.78% percent or +26.78 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The U.S. dollar hit a multiyear low against the Canadian dollar on Thursday after the Bank of Canada surprised many by raising interest rates, while rising against the safe-haven yen after President Donald Trump said he agreed with lawmakers to pass an extension of the U.S. debt limit.
The Bank of Canada (BoC) raised interest rates by 25 basis points to 1 percent after a hike in July, putting Canada ahead of the curve in returning borrowing costs to more normal levels after they were slashed due to the 2007-2009 financial crisis.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market were higher on wednesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,807.64 for up with +0.25% percent or +54.33 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,465.54 for up with +0.31% percent or +7.69 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,393.31 for up with +0.28% percent or +17.74 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,402.20 for up with +0.18% percent or +2.54 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 839.94 for up with +0.24% percent or +2.01 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,719.67 for up with +0.08% percent or +1.33 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,090.44 for up with +0.34% percent or +3.70 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,457.77 for up with +0.28% percent or +4.07 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,365.77 for up with +0.29% percent or +3.92 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,807.64 for up with +0.25% percent or +54.33 point.