Yesterday world financial markets closed mixed. European stock indices finished the trading session at the following rates – Britain’s FTSE 100 grew 0.14 percent up to 6,458.41 points, Germany’s DAX fell 0.23 percent down to 9,106.98 points, and France’s CAC 40 shed 0.02 percent down to 4,116.77 points.
In Russia, the MICEX index advanced 1.03 percent up to 1,456 pints and the RTS index – 1.99 percent up to 1,317.50 points.
In the USA, the Dow Jones dropped 0.03 percent down to 15,440.23 points, the NASDAQ slumped 0.50 percent down to 4,011.55 points, and the S&P 500 fell 0.20 percent down to 1,751.64 points.
On NYMEX, the price of WTI oil for March rose by $0.76 and made $97.19 a barrel. On London’s ICE, the March Brent oil future went down by $0.26 and reached $105.78 a barrel.
On Forex, EUR/USD is experiencing a further correction.
Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst