British FTSE 100 fell 0.8 percent down to 6,570.17 points

September 18, 2013

On Tuesday markets closed mixed. As such, in Europe the British FTSE 100 fell 0.8 percent down to 6,570.17 points, the German DAX 30 dropped 0.19 percent down to 8,596.95 points, and the French CAC 40 shed 0.16 percent down to 4,145.51.  

On the Russian floor, the MICEX index grew 0.17 percent up to 1,473.03 points and the RTS index – 0.25 percent up to 1,439.79 points.

In the USA the Dow Jones advanced 0.23 percent and made 15,529.73 points, the NASDAQ went up by 0.75 percent and reached 3,745.70 points while the S&P 500 grew 0.42 percent making 1,704.76 points.

On the global commodity market, oil prices went down due to new positive data regarding a peaceful resolution of the conflict in Syria. The price of October futures for light WTI oil fell by $1.17, down to $105.42 a barrel. The price of November futures for the North Sea petroleum mix of mark Brent Crude Oil dropped by $1.88, down to $108.19 a barrel.   

On the world’s currency market, EUR/USD went up. Nonetheless, the gap hasn’t been covered yet - the pair has to go down to 1.3302.

Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst

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