US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 91.49 with 0.00 percent or –0.01% point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,169.86 for up with +1.10% percent or +56.38 point . The DAX Index are trading at 12,434.94 for up with +1.06% percent or +130.96 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,485.89 for up with +1.11% percent or +38.20 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
“We have seen investors selling dollars for several weeks now and the weekend combination of risk sentiment getting better and China’s reserve requirement news has led to some much needed good news for the greenback,” said Alvin Tan, an FX strategist at Societe Generale in London.
North Korea marked the 69th anniversary of its founding on Saturday without resorting to any further missile or nuclear tests, fuelling some unwinding of safe-haven bets such as gold and government debt and pushing shares higher.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market were mixed on Friday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,797.79 for up with +0.06% percent or +13.01 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,461.43 with a loss of –0.15% percent or –3.67 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,360.19 with a loss of –0.59% percent or –37.68 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,399.43 for up with +0.05% percent or +0.76 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 838.92 for up with +0.18% percent or +1.51 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,719.09 for up with +0.32% percent or +5.51 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,086.98 with a loss of –0.31% percent or –3.43 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,455.25 with a loss of –0.11% percent or –1.58 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,363.43 with a loss of –0.12% percent or –1.66 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,797.79 for up with +0.06% percent or +13.01 point.