US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 89.85 for up with +0.14% percent or +0.13 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,269.99 with a loss of -0.38% percent or -19.86 point . The DAX Index are trading at 12,459.45 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -28.45 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,426.14 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -8.94 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar inched higher on Wednesday as the near-term focus shifted to the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s last policy meeting for hints on the future pace of U.S. monetary tightening.
The dollar index rose 0.1 percent to 89.805, which was up about 1.8 percent from Friday’s three-year low of 88.251.
The greenback rose 0.3 percent to 107.70 yen. Market players said stop-loss dollar buying gave an added lift to the dollar, which rose to 107.90 yen at one point.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market were lower on Tuesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,964.75 with a loss of -1.01% percent or -254.63 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,716.26 with a loss of -0.58% percent or -15.96 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,234.31 with a loss of -0.07% percent or -5.16 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,529.99 with a loss of -0.88% percent or -13.56 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 932.94 with a loss of -0.97% percent or -9.11 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,888.27 with a loss of -0.68% percent or – 12.92 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,200.71 with a loss of -0.68% percent or -8.17 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,603.98 with a loss of -0.59% percent or 9.57 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,503.74 with a loss of -0.57% percent or -8.62 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 24,964.75 with a loss of -1.01% percent or -254.63 point.