The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 99.10  up with +0.03% percent or +0.03 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 29,459.50  up with +0.09% percent or +27.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,383.38  up with +0.17% percent or +5.88 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 9,640.25 with +0.28% percent or +27.25 point.


The Japanese yen held onto gains against the dollar on Friday as renewed worries about the coronavirus outbreak supported demand for safe-haven currencies and weighed on prices of riskier assets.

The Chinese yuan nursed losses in offshore trade as the flu-like virus, which emerged late last year in China’s Hubei province, slammed the brakes on consumer spending and manufacturing.


For the day the Dow is trading at 29,423.31 with a loss of –0.43% percent or –128.11   point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,373.94  with a loss of –0.16% percent or –5.51 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,711.97 with a loss of –0.14% percent or –13.99 point.


Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,693.74 up with +0.26% percent or +4.36 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,023.47  up with +0.37% percent or +3.75 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,097.29 with +0.28% percent or +0.28% point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,513.23  with a loss of –0.30% percent or  –4.58 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,976.22  with a loss of -0.089% percent or -1.77 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,867.04 with a loss of –0.11% or -2.11 point.