On the last day of the previous trading week, the world’s financial markets closed mixed. By the end of the day the situation on European floors was as follows – the British FTSE 100 gained 0.05 percent going up to 6,734.74 points, the German DAX shed 0.29 percent down to 9,007.83 points, and the French CAC 40 fell 0.62 percent down to 4,273.19 points.
On the Russian floor, the MICEX index grew 0.33 percent up to 1,515.15 points whereas the RTS index dropped 0.35 percent down to 1,475.18 points.
In the USA, the Dow Jones advanced 0.45 percent up to 15,615.55 points, the S&P 500 grew 0.29 percent up to 1,761.64 points, and the hi-tech NASDAQ gained 0.06 percent reaching 3,922.04 points.
The price of December futures for light WTI oil went down by $1.77, to $94.61 a barrel. The price of December futures for the North Sea petroleum mix of mark Brent Crude oil lowered by $2.93, down to $105.91 a barrel.
On the global Forex market, EUR/USD is at the medium-term daily MA currently. However, considering the mood, the euro may keep going down.
Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst