The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 92.52 with a loss of -0.36% percent or –0.33 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,849.00 up with +0.27% percent or +74.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,386.38 up with +0.20% percent or +6.63 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,324.00 with +0.33% percent or +37.25 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The dollar extended its fall to hit fresh lows against a range of currencies on Tuesday, after a triple blow of retreating yields, soft U.S. economic data and a dip in safe-haven demand exerted broad selling pressure.
The yuan firmed to 6.9246 per dollar, hitting a level unseen since March 9, despite the Trump administration flagging a further tightening of restrictions against Chinese tech gear maker Huawei.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,844.91 with a loss of -0.31% percent or ?86.11 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,381.99 up with +0.27% percent or +9.14 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,129.73 up with +1.00% percent or +110.42 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,585.47 up with +0.48% percent or +7.59 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 919.09 up with +0.13% percent or +1.19 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,953.56 up with +0.21% percent or +4.00 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,561.28 up with +0.26% percent or +3.99 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,979.63 up with +0.42% percent or +8.28 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,878.59 up with +0.42% or +7.79 point.