Dollar Index Update on 23 October 2017

US PRE MARKET

The US Dollar Index are trading at 93.94 for up with +0.16% percent or +0.15 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,400.92 for up with +0.53% percent or  +28.54  point . The DAX Index are trading at 13,052.33 for up with +0.47% percent or +61.05 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,621.28   for up with +0.45% percent or +16.19 point

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The dollar touched a three-month high against the yen on Monday, with investors betting that an emphatic election victory for Japan’s ruling party would see a continuation of the ultra-loose “Abenomics” policy that have kept downward pressure on the yen.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc scored a big win in Sunday’s election, with his Liberal Democratic Party-led (LDP) coalition winning a combined 312 seats, keeping its two-thirds “super majority” in the lower house, according to media reports.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

U.S. market were  higher on Friday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,328.63   for up with   +0.71% percent or  +165.59 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,575.21   for up with +0.51% percent or  +13.11 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,629.05  for up with +0.36% percent or  +23.99 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,509.25 for up with +0.48% percent or +7.20 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 913.75 for up with +0.57% percent or +5.21 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,834.29   for up with +0.57% percent or  +10.44 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,135.26 for up with +0.40% percent or  +4.55  point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,527.19 for up    with  +0.52% percent or  +7.85 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,427.61 for up with +0.52% percent or +7.38 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 23,328.63   for up with +0.71% percent or +165.59 point.

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