Markets Closed on the Up

February 13, 2014

In the middle of the trading week, the world’s financial markets closed predominantly on the rise thanks to corporate statistics. Europe’s stock market finished the day as follows – Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.04 percent up to 6,675.03 points, Germany’s DAX grew 0.65 percent up to 9,540 points, and France’s CAC 40 advanced 0.52 percent up to 4,305.85 points.

In Russia, the MICEX index grew 0.84 percent and closed at 1,496.03 points while the RTS index equally gained 0.84 percent and finished trading at 1,353.17.

In the USA, the Dow Jones fell 0.19 percent down to 15,963.94 points, the S&P shed 0.03 percent stopping at 1,819.26 points whereas the NASDAQ picked up 0.24 percent reaching 4,201.29 points.

On the world commodity market, the ICE Futures Europe price of Brent oil rose by $0.11 and made $108.79 a barrel. On NYMEX, the price of Light Sweet WTI oil went up by $0.43 and reached $100.37 a barrel.

On the global currency market, EUR/USD continues its correction in the middle of the triangle.

Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst

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