Mixed Closing

February 14, 2014

Yesterday world financial markets finished mixed. In Europe, stock markets closed as follows – the British FTSE 100 fell 0.23 percent down to 6,659.42 points, the German DAX 30 grew 0.60 percent up to 9,596.77 points, and the French CAC 40 advanced 0.17 percent up to 4,312.80 points.

In Russia, the MICEX index dropped 1.16 percent finishing the trading session at 1,478.62 points while the RTS index slumped 2.33 percent closing at 1,321.61 points.

In the United States, the Dow Jones grew 0.4 percent up to 16,027.59 points, the NASDAQ picked up 0.94 percent reaching 4,240.67 points, and the S&P 500 advanced 0.58 percent closing at 1,829.83 points.

On the oil market, at IntercontinentalExchange Futures Europe the price of the Brent oil future went down by $0.06, to $108.73 a barrel. The New York Mercantile Exchange saw the price of WTI oil drop by $0.02 and make $100.35 a barrel.

On Forex, EUR/USD went up. Nonetheless, there are no specific entry points and targets so far.

Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst

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