Dollar Index Update on 23 February 2018

US PRE MARKET

The US Dollar Index are trading at 89.82 for up with +0.11% percent or +0.10 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,307.60 with a loss of -0.03% percent or  -1.63 point . The DAX Index are trading at 12,453.58 with a loss of -0.07% percent or -8.33  point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,433.80 for up with +0.05% percent or  +1.81 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The dollar edged up against the yen and other currencies on Friday, trimming earlier losses, as global investors gingerly dipped their toes back into riskier assets amid rapidly shifting views on U.S. monetary policy.

The dollar edged up 0.1 percent to 106.850 yen.

It had dropped nearly 1 percent overnight as U.S. Treasury yields retreated from four-year peaks.

The greenback was given some reprieve, however, as yields leveled off. Japan’s Nikkei rose 0.4 percent and MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan adding 0.9 percent.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

U.S. market were mixed on Thursday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,962.48 for up with +0.66% percent or +164.70 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,703.96 for up with +0.10% percent or +2.63 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,210.09 with a loss of -0.11% percent or -8.14 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,529.99 with a loss of  -0.12% percent or -1.85 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 934.92  with 0.00% percent or  -0.01 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,881.28 with a loss of -0.15% percent or – 2.76 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at  1,196.37 for up with +0.17% percent or +1.99 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,597.11 for up with +0.05% percent or  +0.78 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,496.78  for up with +0.06% percent or +0.94 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 24,962.48  for up with +0.66% percent or  +164.70 point.

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