Dollar Index Update on 16 March 2018

US PRE MARKET

The US Dollar Index are trading at 90.06  with  a loss of -0.08% percent or -0.07 point. The cac 40 index are trading at 5,266.50  with a loss of -0.01% percent or -0.76 point . The DAX Index are trading at 30.86 for up  with +0.83% percent or +0.25  point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Index are trading at 3,414.62 for up with +0.01% percent or  +0.49 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The dollar fell versus the yen on Friday, after a report that U.S. President Donald Trump would remove his national security adviser added to concerns about recent White House personnel changes and what that meant for policy.

Trump has decided to replace his national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.

Earlier this week, the U.S. currency took a hit after Trump dismissed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson as investors grew increasingly nervous about the direction U.S. policy might now take following a series departures by key members of staff.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

U.S. market were mixed on Thursday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,873.66 for up  with +0.47% percent or  +115.54 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,747.33 with a loss of -0.08% percent or -2.15 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,481.74  with a loss of -0.20% percent or  -15.07 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,576.62 with a loss of –0.49% percent or -7.69 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 961.21  with a loss of -0.41% percent or -3.97 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,922.24  with a loss of -0.36% percent or -7.04 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,210.77  with a loss of -0.02% percent or -0.25 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,625.90 with a loss of -0.14% percent or  -2.29 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,522.26  with a loss of -0.11% percent or -1.71 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 24,873.66 for up with +0.47% percent or +115.54 point.

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