Dollar Index Update on 10 August 2018

The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 95.97 up with +0.37% percent or +0.35  point. The Dow Futures is trading at 25,394.00  with a loss of -0.39% percent or -99.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,841.75  with a loss of -0.42% percent or -12.00 point.  The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,436.00  with a loss of -0.53% percent or -38.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The euro sank to its lowest levels in over a year on Friday after a report that the European Central Bank is growing concerned about exposure of banks to Turkey.

The ECB has concerns about banks in Spain, Italy and France and their exposure to Turkey’s woes, the Financial Times reported on Friday, citing two sources.

Traders said that had pulled the euro down against the dollar and other currencies including the Swiss franc.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,509.23 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -74.52 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,853.58 with  a loss of -0.14% percent or -4.12 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,891.78 up with +0.044% percent or +3.46 point.

WORLD MARKETS

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,298.08 with a loss of -1.33% percent or -300.31 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,397.71  with a loss of -0.73% percent or -209.59 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,795.31 up with +0.033% percent or +0.93  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,957.63  with a loss of -0.18% percent or -66.74 point at 12:15 PM.

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