Mainly Decline as Markets Closed

October 4, 2013

Yesterday world financial markets finished predominantly in the red zone. In particular, in Europe, Britain’s FTSE 100 grew 0.18 percent up to 6,449.04 points, Germany’s DAX fell 0.37 percent down to 8,597.91 points while France’s CAC 40 dropped 0.73 percent down to 4,127.98 points.

In Russia, on the contrary, the MICEX index advanced 0.2 percent up to 1,456.49 points, and the RTS index grew 0.4 percent up to 1,427.81 points.

American indices closed as follows – the Dow Jones shed 0.9 percent going down to 14,996.48 points, the NASDAQ slumped 1.07 percent down to 3,774.34 points, and the S&P 500 fell 0.9 percent down to 1,678.66 points.

On the commodity market, the price of November futures for the North Sea petroleum mix of mark Brent Crude Oil went down by $0.19, to $109 a barrel. The price of November futures for light WTI oil lowered by $0.79, down to $103.31 a barrel.

On the Forex market, EUR/USD is on the rise. The dollar keeps losing ground.

Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst

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