Yesterday world financial markets closed with a fall of major indices. As such, in Europe the British FTSE 100 dropped 0.69 percent down to 6,465.66 points, the German DAX slumped 1.96 percent down to 9,186.52 points, and the French CAC 40 fell 1.39 percent down to 4,107.75 points.
In Russia, the MICEX index went down by 0.8 percent reaching 1,442.84 points, and the RTS index dropped 0.6 percent down to 1,293.20 points.
In the USA, the Dow Jones shed 2.08 percent getting to 15,372.80 points, the S&P fell 2.28 percent down to 1,741.89 points, and the NASDAQ slumped 2.61 percent down to 3,996.96 points.
On the oil market, on London’s ICE Futures Europe, the official price of the IPE Brent Crude future (March) went down by $0.36 and settled at $106.04 a barrel. On NYMEX, the official price of the Light Sweet Crude Oil future (March) lowered by $1.06 and stopped at $96.43 a barrel.
On the Forex market, EUR/USD is still correcting.
Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst