The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 99.76 with a loss of -0.11% percent or -0.11 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 24,677.00 up with +1.04% percent or +253.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,984.25 up with +1.06% percent or +31.25 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 9,512.50 with +1.13% percent or +106.25 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar edged higher on Monday as worries about a standoff between the United States and China over civil liberties in Hong Kong fuelled demand for safe-haven currencies.
The yuan and the Australian and New Zealand dollars fell as risk-aversion hit foreign exchange markets.
Sterling was on the defensive after members of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s party called for the resignation of an influential aide for breaking travel restrictions during the coronavirus lockdown.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,465.16 with a loss of -0.037% percent or -8.96 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,955.45 up with +0.24% percent or +6.94 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,324.59 up with +0.43% percent or +39.71 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,355.53 up with +0.59% percent or +7.97 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 775.34 up with +0.51% percent or +3.93 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,695.33 up with +0.068% percent or +1.15 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,358.94 with +0.20% percent or +2.78 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,718.66 up with +0.29% percent or +4.94 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,632.46 up with +0.27% or +4.38 point.