Slump on Stock Markets, Euro Rising

December 12, 2013

Yesterday the world’s stock markets finished in the red zone. As such, Britain’s FTSE 100 closed with a 0.24% drop down to 6,507.72 points, Germany’s DAX 30 fell 0.41 percent down to 9,077.11 points, and France’s CAC 40 shed 0.1 percent reaching 4,086.86 points.   

The MICEX index remained basically at the same level as at the start of today’s trading session. It settled at 1,464.46 points. The RTS index shrank a little, to 1,409.22 points.

Yesterday, on the world commodity market, the InterсontinentalExchange Futures Europe price of Brent oil rose by $0.32, up to $109.70 a barrel. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, the price of WTI oil went down by $1.07, to $97.44 a barrel.  

On the global Forex market, EUR/USD went up yesterday. Today the pair will try to reach 1.3820.

Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst

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