Yesterday world financial markets closed mixed. In Europe, Britain’s FTSE 100 advanced 0.1 percent up to 6,766.86 points, France’s САС 40 gained 0.3 percent reaching 4,274.20 points while Germany’s DAX 30 also picked up 0.3 percent and made 9,540.51 points.
In Russia, the MICEX index fell 0.5 percent down to 1,469.64 points, and the RTS index dropped 0.9 percent making 1,388.69 points.
In the USA, the Dow Jones grew 0.71 percent up to 16,373 points, the NASDAQ picked up 1.69 percent reaching 4,183 points whereas the S&P 500 fell 1.08 percent down to 1,838 points.
The price of February futures for the North Sea petroleum mix of mark Brent Crude Oil went down by $0.36 getting to $106.39 a barrel. The price of February futures for light WTI oil rose by $0.79, up to $92.59 a barrel.
On Forex, EUR/USD closed basically at the same rate.
Anna Gorenkova, NordFX AnalystPublication source