Yesterday world financial markets closed mainly with a drop. As such, in Europe the British FTSE 100 fell 0.5 percent down to 6,721.78 points, the German DAX 30 shed 0.09 percent down to 9,497.84 points whereas the French 40 picked up 0.04 percent reaching 4,260.96.
In Russia, the MICEX index fell 0.24 percent and made 1,462.67 points while the RTS index advanced 0.15 percent up to 1,390.35 points.
In the United States, the Dow Jones slumped 0.41 percent down to 16,462.74 points, the NASDAQ grew 0.30 percent up to 4,165.61 points, and the S&P 500 climbed down by 0.02 percent to 1,837.49 points.
The price of February futures for the North Sea petroleum mix of mark Brent Crude Oil fell by $0.20, down to $107.15 a barrel. The price of February futures for light WTI oil got lower by $1.34, reaching $92.33 a barrel.
On the Forex market, EUR/USD keeps moving towards the daily long-term MA.
Anna Gorenkova, NordFX AnalystPublication source