Dollar Index Update on 13 December 2017

US PRE MARKET

The US Dollar Index are trading at 93.99 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -0.11 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,420.66  with a loss of -0.12% percent or –6.52 point . The DAX Index are trading at 13,167.10  with a loss of –0.12% percent or  –16.43 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,596.11 with a loss of –0.12% percent or –4.24 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The dollar slipped from a four-week high against a basket of currencies on Wednesday after a Democrat won a bitter fight for a U.S. Senate seat in deeply conservative Alabama, reducing Republicans’ already narrow Senate majority further.

The reduced Senate majority could make it harder for President Donald Trump to push through tax cut plans and other economic agenda.

The dollar index slipped 0.15 percent to 93.941 after having risen to 94.219 on Tuesday, its highest level since Nov. 14.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

U.S. market were higher on Tuesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,504.80 for up with +0.49% percent or +118.77 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,664.1 for up with +0.15% percent or +4.12 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,862.32 with a loss of  –0.19% percent or  –12.76 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,516.12 with a loss of -1,516.12 percent or -3.72 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 923.35 with a loss of –0.21% percent or –1.97 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,883.94 with a loss of –0.23% percent or –4.26 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,180.47 for up with +0.34% percent or +4.02 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,574.92 for up with +0.09% percent or +1.38 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,475.38 for up with +0.11% percent or +1.69 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 24,504.80 for up with +0.49% percent or +118.77 point.

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