The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 100.28 with a loss of -0.77% percent or -0.78 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 20,959.00 with a loss of -0.32% percent or -67.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,449.12 with a loss of -0.72% percent or -17.88 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,416.50 with a loss of -0.69% percent or –51.25 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
It jumped to $1.2672 as it emerged that enough Conservative MPs had supported their leader to see off a leadership challenge on Wednesday evening, before falling to $1.2605, still 1 per cent up on the day.
It had slumped to $1.2562 when markets closed on Monday, its lowest level since April 2017, after Ms May announced a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal would be delayed.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 21,200.55 up with +2.39% percent or +495.64 point. The S&P 500 is trading at2,475.56 up with 1.15% percent or +28.23 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,384.30 with a loss of –0.45% percent or –33.56 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,110.37 up with +1.26% percent or +13.81 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 655.40 up with +0.94% percent or +6.08 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,388.86 up with +2.95% percent or +39.82 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,135.20 up with +0.42% percent or +4.78 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,429.25 up with +1.37% percent or +19.37 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,358.83 up with +1.38% or+18.51 point.