Players Waiting, Markets Rising Slightly

December 17, 2013

Yesterday world financial markets finished positively. Europe’s stock trading resulted in the British FTSE 100 going up by 1.28 percent to 6,522.20 points, the German DAX 30 growing 1.74 percent up to 9,163.56 points and the French CAC 40 advancing 1.48 percent up to 4,119.88 points.

On the Russian floor, the MICEX index gained 1.2 percent reaching 1,470.22 points, and the RTS index grew 1.11 percent up to 1,407.25 points.

In the USA, the Dow Jones index advanced 0.82 percent up to 15,884.57 points, the S&P grew 0.63 percent up to 1,786.54 points, and the NASDAQ gained 0.71 percent going up to 4,029.52 points.

On the commodity market, the price of January futures for the North Sea petroleum mix of mark Brent Crude Oil rose by $1.64, up to $110.47 a barrel. The price of January futures for light WTI oil went up by $0.84, to $97.48 a barrel.

On the Forex market, EUR/USD is still at the same level.

Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst

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