Dollar Index Update on 15 March 2018

US PRE MARKET

The US Dollar Index are trading at 89.73  with  a loss of -0.05% percent or -0.05 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,250.43 for up with +0.33% percent or +17.08 point . The DAX Index are trading at 30.67    with a loss of -0.81% percent or -0.25  point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,400.27 for up with +0.27% percent or  +9.29 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The dollar fell against the yen on Thursday and pulled further away from a recent two-week high, as lingering worries about global trade tensions weighed on investors’ risk appetite.

The dollar shed 0.4 percent to 105.94 yen. That was down from Tuesday’s peak of 107.30 yen, the U.S. currency’s highest level against the yen since Feb. 28.

Market participants remain concerned about increased protectionism under U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration, with U.S. equities having fallen on Wednesday after Trump sought to impose fresh tariffs on China.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

U.S. market were lower on Wednesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,758.12   with a loss of  -1.00% percent or  -248.91 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,749.48 with a loss of -0.57% percent or -15.83 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,496.81  with a loss of -0.19% percent or  -14.20 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,584.31 with a loss of -0.49% percent or -7.74 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 965.18  with a loss of -0.55% percent or -5.29 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,929.28  with a loss of -0.58% percent or -11.19 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,211.02  with a loss of -0.60% percent or -7.29 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,628.19 with a loss of -0.55% percent or  -9.00 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,523.97 with a loss of -0.56% percent or -8.51 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 24,758.12 with a loss of  -1.00% percent or -248.91 point.

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