US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 88.92 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -0.26 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,484.20 for up with +0.19% percent or +10.43 point . The DAX Index are trading at 13,244.49 for up with +0.35% percent or +46.78 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,614.47 for up with +0.21% percent or +7.72 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar inched lower against a basket of major rivals on Wednesday, showing scant reaction so far to U.S. President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address.
In his speech, Trump urged bitterly divided Republicans and Democrats to work toward compromises on immigration and infrastructure after a bruising year of partisan battles that centered on Trump’s leadership.
The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, was last down 0.1 percent on the day at 89.062, staying above a three-year low around 88.43 set last week.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market were lower on Tuesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 26,076.89 with a loss of -1.37% percent or -362.59 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,822.43 with a loss of -1.09% percent or -31.10 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,402.48 with a loss of -0.86%percent or -64.02 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,582.82 with a loss of –0.96% percent or -15.29 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 964.61 with a loss of -1.00% percent or -9.73 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,957.46 with a loss of -1.07% percent or -21.14 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,251.93 with a loss of -1.08% percent or -13.63 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,664.75 with a loss of -1.08% percent or -13.63 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,561.11 with a loss of –1.08% percent or -17.01 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 26,076.89 with a loss of -1.37% percent or -362.59 point.