Stock markets finished Friday with considerable price drops. As such, in Europe the British FTSE 100 fell 1.62 percent down to 6,663.74 points, the German DAX shed 2.48 percent going down to 9,392.02 points, and the French CAC 40 slumped 2.79 percent stopping at 4,161.47.
In Russia, the MICEX index dropped 0.15 percent down to 1,494.58 points and the RTS – 1.27 percent down to 1,364.11 points.
In the United States, the Dow Jones fell 1.96 percent down to 15,879.11 points, the S&P slumped 2.09 percent reaching 1,790.29 points while the NASDAQ shed 2.15 percent getting to 4,128.17 points.
The price of March futures for the North Sea petroleum mix of mark Brent Crude Oil rose by $0.30, up to $107.88 a barrel. The price of March futures for light WTI oil went down by $0.68 and stopped at $96.64 a barrel.
On the Forex market, EUR/USD closed with a slight fall. The pair remains at 1.3660 so far.
Anna Gorenkova, NordFX AnalystPublication source