US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 93.88 with a loss of -0.05% percent or -0.05 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,395.51 for up with +0.16% percent or +8.76 point . The DAX Index are trading at 13,125.72 for up with +0.02% percent or +1.99 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,585.17 for up with +0.08% percent or +2.96 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar held firm near two-week highs versus a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, with traders awaiting the U.S. Federal Reserve’s policy meeting this week for fresh catalysts.
The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major peers, inched up 0.1 percent to 93.931. That was within sight of Friday’s peak of 94.087, the highest since Nov. 21.
The Fed is widely expected to raise interest rates at its two-day policy meeting that will end on Wednesday and is expected to tighten policy further next year.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market were higher on Monday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,386.03 for up with +0.23% percent or +56.87 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,659.99 for up with +0.32% percent or +8.49 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,875.08 for up with +0.51% percent or +35.00 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,519.84 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -1.88 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 925.32 with a loss of –0.30% percent or –2.79 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,888.20 with a loss of –0.14% percent or –0.14% point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,176.45 for up with +0.48% percent or +5.63 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,573.54 for up with +0.27% percent or +4.18 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,473.69 for up with +0.30% percent or +4.38 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 24,386.03 for up with +0.23% percent or +56.87 point.