Major financial indices closed mainly with a slump

April 4, 2014

On the global market, major financial indices closed mainly with a slump. As such, in Europe, the British FTSE 100 fell 0.15 percent down to 6,649.14 points, the German DAX gained 0.06 percent up to 9,628.82 points, and the French CAC 40 grew 0.42 percent up to 4,449.33 points.

In Russia, the MICEX index fell 0.75 percent down to 1,362.98 points, and the RTS index slumped 1.20 percent down to 1,207.77 points.

In the United States, the Dow Jones Industrial Average didn’t change much closing at 16,572 points, the Standard & Poor's 500 fell 0.11 percent down to 1,888 points, and the NASDAQ Composite dropped 0.91 percent down to 4,237 points.

On NYMEX, price quotations for May WTI oil futures rose by $0.67 and made $100.29 a barrel. On London’s ICE, the price of Brent oil futures for May delivery went up by $1.36 and reached $106.15 a barrel.

Yesterday EUR/USD closed with a bearish candlestick. The closing level was below the medium-term MA. Now the pair has all the chances to go down to 1.3660.

Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst

 

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