Yesterday the world’s financial markets closed with mixed index changes. As such, in Europe the British FTSE 100 grew 0.45 percent up to 6,723.46 points, the German DAX 30 advanced 0.62 percent up to 9,225.43 points, and the French CAC 40 gained 0.66 percent up to 4,320.68 points.
In Russia, the MICEX index went up by 1.1 percent to 1,510.61 points, and the RTS index grew 1.3 percent up to 1,462.98 points.
In the USA, the Dow Jones index advanced 0.09 percent up to 15,976.02 points, the NASDAQ fell 0.93 percent down to 3,949.07 points, and the S&P 500 shed 0.37 percent down to 1,791.53 points.
The price of January futures for the North Sea petroleum mix of Brent Crude Oil lowered by $0.03, down to $108.47 a barrel. The price of December futures for light WTI oil went down by $0.81, to the lowest rate for the past 5 months – $93.03 a barrel.
On the Forex market, EUR/USD is still at the same level.
Anna Gorenkova, NordFX AnalystPublication source