US INDEX MARKET
The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 89.65 up with +89.65 percent or +0.04 point. The Dow Jones is trading at 24,748.07 with a loss of -0.16% percent or −38.56 point . The S&P 500 is trading at 2,708.64 up with +0.083% percent or +2.25 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,295.24 up with +0.19% percent or +14.14 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar was steady against a basket of its peers on Thursday, supported by higher long-term U.S. Treasury yields on improving investor appetite for risk assets, though lingering concerns over U.S.-China trade tensions checked the greenback.
The dollar index against a group of six major currencies was flat at 89.635 after edging up 0.1 percent on Wednesday.
The U.S. currency was steady at 107.250 yen having advanced 0.2 percent the previous day.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,604.97 up with +0.32% percent or +5.16 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 975.10 up with +0.30% percent or +2.91 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,922.80 up with +0.28% percent or +5.44 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,187.26 with a loss of -0.095% percent or −1.13 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,606.46 up with +0.12% percent or +1.95 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,502.01 up with +0.11% percent or +1.68 point;