US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 93.09 with a loss of -0.03% percent or –0.03 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,403.01 for up with +0.44% percent or +23.47 point . The DAX Index are trading at 13,031.26 for up with +0.17% percent or +22.71 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,586.94 for up with +0.42% percent or +14.87 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar wobbled in thin trading on Friday, on track for losses against most rivals in a holiday-shortened week as it remained under pressure on the Federal Reserve’s cautious view on low U.S. inflation.
U.S. markets were closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, which was also a national holiday in Japan.
The dollar skidded on Wednesday after minutes from the Fed’s latest policy meeting showed some policymakers fretting over stubbornly weak inflation. That led some to question expectations of hikes in 2018.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market were lower on Thursday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,526.18 with a loss of –0.27% percent or –64.65 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,597.08 with a loss of -0.08% percent or –1.95 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,867.36 for up with +0.07% percent or +4.88 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,516.66 with a loss of -0.15% percent or –2.23 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 925.88 with a loss of -0.21% percent or –1.93 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,857.91 with a loss of -0.06% percent or -1.05 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,144.50 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -0.35 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,540.69 with a loss of –0.07% percent or –1.10 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,440.68 with a loss of –0.07% percent or –0.95 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 23,526.18 with a loss of –0.27% percent or –64.65 point.