The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 100.07 up with +0.04% percent or +0.04 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 24,210.50 up with +3.43% percent or +803.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,873.75 up with +3.09% percent or +86.25 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 8,930.62 with +2.25% percent or +196.37 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar steadied in early London trading on Friday after its rally was cut short by an overnight boost to risk sentiment from news of apparent success in a Covid-19 treatment drug trial and early plans to reopen the U.S. economy.
The dollar, which has closely tracked risk sentiment through the coronavirus crisis, was broadly flat against a basket of currencies, up less than 0.1%.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 23,537.68 up with +0.14% percent or +33.33 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,799.55 up with +0.58% percent or +16.19 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,532.36 up with +1.66% percent or +139.19 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,178.09 with a loss of -0.50% percent or -5.89 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 691.42 with a loss of -0.62% percent or -4.31 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,505.64 with a loss of –0.21% percent or -3.16 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,292.90 up with +0.72% percent or +9.22 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,607.03 up with +0.47% percent or +7.55 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,533.16 p with +0.53% or +8.06 point.