Dollar Index Update on 23 April 2018

U.S INDEX MARKET

The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 90.36 with a loss of -0.01%  percent or -0.02 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 24,453.00 up with +0.08% percent or +20.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at  2,675.00 up with +0.13% percent or +3.50 point.  The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 6,684.50 up with +0.12% percent or +8.25 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The dollar traded near a two-week high against a basket of major currencies on Monday, bolstered by rising U.S. bond yields, while easing concerns over global political risks weighed on the safe haven yen.

The dollar’s index against a basket of six major peers edged up 0.1 percent to 90.401, staying within sight of a two-week high of 90.477 set on Friday.

Rising U.S. bond yields helped underpin the greenback, with the U.S. 10-year Treasury yield touching a peak of 2.979 percent in Asian trade, the highest since January 2014.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

U.S. market were lower on Friday.For the day the Dow is trading at 24,462.94  with a loss of  -0.82% percent or  -201.95 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,670.14  with a loss of -0.85% percent or -22.99 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,146.13 with a loss of -1.27% percent or -91.93 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,564.12  with a loss of -0.62% percent or -9.69 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 961.76 with a loss of -0.63% percent or -6.05 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,900.50 with a loss of -0.69% percent or -13.12 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,170.45  with a loss of -0.97% percent or  -11.44 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,584.38  with a loss of -0.81% percent or −12.88 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,481.18  with a loss of -0.82% percent or −12.28 point;

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