US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 92.52 for up with +0.41% percent or +0.38 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,270.67 with a loss of –0.21% percent or –11.23 point . The DAX Index are trading at 12,618.72 for up with +0.21% percent or +26.37 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,541.94 for up with +0.01% percent or +0.52 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar marched higher against the euro Monday as investors absorbed the outcome of the German general election, which resulted in a win for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative alliance, but with a sharp drop in support.
Meanwhile, the dollar held to small gains against the Japanese yen USDJPY, +0.17% after Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap general election.
The euro EURUSD, -0.6361% fell to $1.1885 from $1.1948 late Friday in New York. The shared currency also fell against sterling GBPEUR, +0.5577% with the euro weakening to £0.8793 from £0.8853.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market were mixed on Friday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 22,349.59 with a loss of –0.04% percent or –9.64 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,502.22 for up with +0.06% percent or +1.62 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,426.92 for up with +0.07% percent or +4.23 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,450.78 for up with +0.46% percent or +6.60 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 874.87 for up with +0.68% percent or +5.91 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,768.65 for up with +0.33% percent or +5.82 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,106.61 for up with +0.02% percent or +0.22 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,482.86 for up with +0.11% percent or +1.59 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,387.33 for up with +0.08% percent or +1.09 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 22,349.59 with a loss of –0.04% percent or –9.64 point.