Markets Went Up on Tuesday

April 9, 2014

Yesterday world financial markets closed mainly on the rise, with the exception of European floors – the British FTSE 100 fell 0.49 percent down to 6,590.69 points, the German DAX 30 shed 0.21 percent down to 9,490.79 points, and the French CAC 40 dropped 0.25 percent down to 4,424.83 points.

In Russia, the MICEX index grew 0.42 percent up to 1,352.30 points, and the RTS index advanced 0.41 percent up to 1,195.70 points.

In the USA, the Dow Jones grew 0.06 percent up to 16,256.14 points, the NASDAQ Composite gained 0.81 percent up to 4,112.99 points while the S&P 500 BMI picked up 0.38 percent reaching 1,851.96 points.

On the world’s commodity market, the price of May futures for the North Sea petroleum mix of mark Brent Crude Oil rose by $1.85 and stopped at 107.67 a barrel. The price of May futures for light WTI oil went up by $2.12 finishing the day at $102.56 a barrel.

On the global Forex market, EUR/USD still did not manage to get over 1.3675, which is the pair’s slanting support. The euro went up again and is now aiming to overcome the 1.3820 resistance level.

Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst

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