Yesterday world stock markets finished mainly on the up. European stock exchanges closed as follows - the British FTSE 100 grew 1.09 percent up to 6,678.61 points, the DAX 30 advanced 0.94 percent up to 9,488.82 points, and the French CAC 40 gained 0.51 percent up to 4,215.29 points.
In Russia, the RTS index grew 1.62 percent up to 1,453.10 points and the MICEX index – 0.69 percent up to 1,507.49 points.
In the United States, the Dow Jones index advanced 0.45 percent up to 16,294.61 points, the S&P gained 0.53 percent reaching 1,827.99 points, and the NASDAQ grew 1.08 percent up to 4,148.90 points.
The price of February futures for the North Sea petroleum mix of mark Brent Crude Oil went down by $0.21, to $111.56 a barrel. The price of February futures for light WTI oil lowered by $0.41, down to $98.91 a barrel.
There are no new developments on the Forex market so far.
Anna Gorenkova, NordFX AnalystPublication source