US PRE MARKET
The US Dollar Index are trading at 90.06 for up with +0.14% percent or +0.13 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,309.97 for up with +0.63% percent or +33.26 point . The DAX Index are trading at 12,456.72 for up with +0.31% percent or +38.33 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,445.59 for up with +0.47% percent or +16.11 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The yen held firm against the dollar on Tuesday as a political scandal engulfing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government raised doubts about his ability to continue to pursue his economic policies, including monetary easing.
The yen traded at 106.44 per U.S. dollar, after gaining 0.4 percent the previous day as Abe’s cronyism scandal attracted fresh attention from market participants.
The Ministry of Finance admitted on Monday it altered documents related to a discounted sale of state-owned land to a school operator with ties to Abe’s wife.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market were higher on Monday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 25,178.61 with a loss of -0.62% percent or -157.13 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,783.02 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -3.55 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,588.32 for up with +0.36% percent or +27.51 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,601.06 for up with +0.25% percent or +3.91 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 974.13 for up with + 0.40% percent or +3.87 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,951.24 for up with +0.11% percent or + 2.18 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,227.61 with a loss of -0.11% percent or -1.36 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,647.41 with a loss of -0.06% percent or -1.05 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,542.12 with a loss of -0.09% percent or -1.37 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 25,178.61 with a loss of -0.62% percent or -157.13 point.