Dollar Index Update on 24 January 2018


The US Dollar Index are trading at 89.70 with a loss of -0.45% percent or -0.41 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,522.58 with a loss of  -0.23%percent or  -12.67 point . The DAX Index are trading at 13,539.06  with a loss of -0.15%  percent or  -20.54  point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,664.50 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -7.79 point.


The dollar slid to three-year lows against a basket of major peers on Wednesday, pressured by simmering concerns that the U.S. currency’s yield advantage will start to erode as major central banks head toward unwinding their massive stimulus.

The dollar index, which measures the greenback’s value against a basket of six major currencies, fell below the 90.00 threshold for the first time since December 2014. It was last down 0.2 percent at 89.935.

The dollar fell broadly, with the euro hitting a fresh three-year peak,while sterling rose to its highest level since Britain’s June 2016 vote to leave the European Union.


U.S. market were mixed on Tuesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 26,210.81 with a loss of -0.01% percent or -3.79 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,839.13 for up with +0.22% percent or +6.16 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,460.29 for up with +0.71% percent or +52.26 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,610.71 for up with +0.35% percent or  +5.54 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 287.87 for up with +0.35%  percent or  +5.54 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,993.88 for up with +0.21% percent or  +4.27 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,257.48 for up   with +0.06% percent or  +0.77 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,677.72 for up with +0.24% percent or  +4.04 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,572.03 for up  with +0.23% percent or  +3.65 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 26,017.81  with a loss of -0.01% percent or -3.79 point.

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