Dollar Index Update on 02 February 2018


The US Dollar Index are trading at 88.83  for up with +0.20% percent or +0.19 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,407.29 for up with +0.87% percent or +47.25 point . The DAX Index are trading at 12,857.79   with a loss of -1.12% percent or  -146.11  point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,545.36  with  a loss of -0.89% percent or  -31.99 point.


The dollar nursed losses against a basket of currencies on Friday, on track for a weekly fall as investors focused on renewed economic strength in the euro zone.

The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major rivals, was nearly flat on the day at 88.659, holding above a three-year low of 88.429 set one week ago but still down 0.4 percent for the week.

The yield on benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasuries reached a high of 2.797 percent early on Friday, probing its highest levels since April 2014.

 “It’s kind of counter intuitive. You’d think that with rates up, the dollar would be up, but investors are focusing their interest elsewhere,” such as further evidence that the European economy is picking up, said Jeff Kravetz, regional investment strategist at U.S. Bank Wealth Management.


U.S. market were mixed on Thursday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 26,186.71 for up with +0.14% percent or +37.32 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,821.98  with  a loss of -0.06% percent or  -1.83 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,385.86 with a loss of -0.35% percent or -25.62 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at  1,579.87  for up with +0.31% percent or +4.88  point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 963.92  for up  with +0.47%  percent or +4.53  point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,957.25 for up with  +0.17% percent or  +3.28 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,252.15  for up with  +0.06% percent or +0.73 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,664.37  with a loss of -0.02% percent or  -0.31 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,560.96  with  a loss of-0.04% percent or  –0.70 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 26,186.71  for up with   +0.14% percent or  +37.32  point.

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