Yesterday world financial markets ended trading mixed once again. In particular, in Europe, the British FTSE 100 fell 0.79 percent down to 6,733.62 points, the German DAX dropped 0.71 percent down to 9,867.75 points, and the French CAC 40 slumped 1.28 percent and stopped at 4,460.60 points.
On the Russian floor, the MICEX index fell 2.43 percent down to 1,481.95 points and the RTS index – 2.68 percent down to 1,383.02 points.
In the USA, on the contrary, the Dow Jones grew 0.29 percent up to 16,867.51 points, the NASDAQ Composite advanced 0.68 percent up to 4,379.76 points, and the S&P 500 gained 0.4 percent up to 1,959.53 points.
The NYMEX quotations of WTI oil futures for August rose by $0.47 reaching $106.50 a barrel. On London’s ICE, the price of Brent oil futures for August delivery got lower by $0.46 and made $114 a barrel.
On the Forex market, EUR/USD went up a little. The pair may continue its correction to about 1.37 where the medium- and long-term daily MA’s overlap.
Anna Gorenkova, NordFX AnalystPublication source