Markets Picked Up a Little

October 21, 2013

Last Friday world financial markets closed mainly on the rise. As such, in Europe, the British FTSE 100 grew 0.04 percent up to 6,625.42 points, the French CAC 40 fell 0.18 percent down to 4,278.20 points, and the German DAX dropped 0.13 percent down to 8,853.94 points.

In Russia, the MICEX index advanced 1.31 percent up to 1,532.08 points while the RTS index grew 1.59 percent up to 1,515.59 points.

In the United States, the DJIA gained 0.18 percent reaching 15,399.65 points, the stock index S&P 500 grew 0.35 percent up to 1,737.65 points, and the NASDAQ advanced 1.59 percent up to 3,353.88 points.

The price of December futures for the North Sea petroleum mix of mark Brent Crude Oil rose by $0.83, up to $109.94 a barrel. The price of November futures for the light WTI oil went up by $0.14, to $100.81 a barrel.

Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst


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