The U.S.Dollar Index is trading at 93.64 with a loss of -0.01% percent or -0.01 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,967.50 with a loss of -0.32% percent or -87.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,268.62 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -6.48point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 10,997.20 up with +0.08% percent or +8.25 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
A resurgent dollar held on to sharp gains on Tuesday after virus fears and worries over delays in fresh U.S. stimulus drove a wave of selling in just about every other asset market.
A public holiday in Japan kept moves in the Asia session modest and calmer trade in equity markets also took some of the pressure off riskier currencies.
Investors are looking to the London open for their next cues. U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s appearance with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a congressional committee from 1430 GMT is also on the radar.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,147.70 with a loss of – percent or –509.72 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,281.06 with a loss of – percent or –38.41 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,778.80 with a loss of percent or –14.48 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,485.25 with a loss of -3.35% percent or –51.53 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 840.53 with a loss of -3.45% percent or –30.04 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,820.70 with percent or −45.16 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,519.40 with a loss of – percent or −11.18 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,922.29 with a loss of percent or −23.43 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,828.17 with a loss of –or -19.80 point.