The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 100.37 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -0.03 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 23,890.00 with +1.59% percent or +373.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,890.62 up with +1.55% percent or +44.12 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 9,215.75 up with +1.31% percent or +119.25 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar wavered on Monday as investor optimism about the re-opening of economies around the world lifted commodity prices and exporters’ currencies, while talk of negative interest rates held the pound near an almost two-month low.
Oil futures rose 3%, nudging the Canadian dollar a touch higher. Dalian iron ore futures hit a record peak, helping lift the Australian dollar from a one-week low.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 23,685.42 up with +0.25% percent or +60.08 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,863.70 up with +0.39% percent or +11.20 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,014.56 up with +0.79% percent or +70.84 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,256.99 up with +1.57% percent or +19.44 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 712.38 up with +1.31% percent or +9.21 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,578.26 up with +0.71% percent or +11.11 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,323.54 up with +0.47%percent or +6.15 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,656.81 up with +0.50% percent or +8.20 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,577.46 with +0.43% or +6.81 point.