Dollar Index Update on 16 January 2018

US PRE MARKET

The US Dollar Index are trading at 90.65 for up with +0.20% percent or +0.19 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,521.23  for up with +0.21% percent or +11.55 point . The DAX Index are trading at 13,250.27 for up with +0.38%  percent or +49.76  point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,622.04  for up with +0.28% percent or +10.23 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The dollar languished at three-year lows against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, while the euro stood tall on investors’ hopes that European Central Bank policymakers could be poised to further trim their monetary stimulus.

The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of currencies, slipped 0.2 percent to 90.807 after falling as far as 90.773 earlier in the session, its lowest since January 2015.

The euro added 0.1 percent to $1.2206, in sight of a peak of $1.2218 on Friday, its highest since December 2014, leaving some strategists to ponder where its next top might be.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

U.S. market were higher on Monday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 25,803.19 for up  with  +0.89% percent or +228.46 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,786.24  for up with +0.67% percent or  +18.68 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,261.06  for up with +0.68% percent or  +49.28 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,591.97  for up with  +0.33% percent or  +5.18 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 969.17  for up with +0.37%  percent or +3.56 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,965.97  for up with +0.27% percent or +5.29 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,234.55  for up with +0.71% percent or  +8.73 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,647.37 for up  with  +0.61% percent or +9.99 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,542.77 for up  with  +0.63% percent or +9.71  point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 25,803.19  for up  with +0.89% percent or +228.460 point.

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