Dollar Index Update on 18 December 2017

US PRE MARKET

The US Dollar Index are trading at 93.74 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -0.27 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,410.27 for up  with +1.14% percent or +60.97 point . The DAX Index are trading at 13,266.41 for up with +1.23% percent or  +161.53 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,599.33 for up with +1.09% percent or +38.80 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The dollar held modest gains against its peers on Monday, having received a lift after U.S. tax reform efforts moved another step closer to ratification over the weekend.

The U.S. currency had edged higher after Republicans on the House-Senate negotiating committee on Friday put the finishing touches on a sweeping tax overhaul that involves large corporate tax cuts.

Top Republicans are confident Congress will now pass the tax bill this week,with a Senate vote as early as Tuesday and President Donald Trump aiming to sign the bill by week’s end.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

U.S. market were higher on Friday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,651.74 for up with +0.58% percent or +143.08 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,675.81 for up with +0.90% percent or +23.80 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,936.58 for up with +1.17% percent or +80.06 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,530.42 for up with +1.56% percent or +23.47 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 932.63 for up with +1.75% percent or +16.08 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,886.67 for up with +1.05% percent or +19.53 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,582.08 for up with +0.95% percent or +14.82 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,582.08 for up with +0.95% percent or +14.82 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,481.51 for up with +0.90% percent or +13.16 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 24,651.74 for up with +0.58% percent or +143.08 point.

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