US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 93.33 with a loss of -0.05% percent or -0.04 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,364.72 with a loss of –0.39% percent or –21.25 point . The DAX Index are trading at 13,072.79 with a loss of –0.28% percent or –36.95 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,553.39 with a loss of –0.49% percent or –17.39 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar held steady in Tuesday’s holiday-thinned trade, shrugging off upbeat Japanese economic data as market participants pondered about next year’s potential catalysts.
Markets in Australia and Hong Kong remained closed after Monday’s Christmas holiday, and many financial centres in Europe will also be shut on Tuesday.
The euro inched down 0.1 percent to $1.1869. The single currency gave up some ground last week after Catalan separatists won a regional election, deepening Spain’s political crisis in a sharp rebuke to Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and European Union leaders who backed him.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market were higher on Monday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,754.06 with a loss of –0.11% percent or –28.23point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,683.34 with a loss of –0.05% percent or –1.23 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,959.96 with a loss of –0.08% percent or –5.40point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,542.93 with a loss of -0.27% percent or -4.18 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 939.34 with a loss of -0.30% percent or -2.82 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,904.58 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -0.60 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,189.02 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -1.37 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,588.25 with a loss of –0.05% percent or –0.79 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,486.77 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -0.47 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 24,754.06 with a loss of –0.11% percent or –28.23 point.