Markets Finished in the Green Zone

February 17, 2014

Yesterday world financial markets closed mainly on the rise. As such, in Europe the British FTSE 100 ended up gaining 0.06 percent and reached 6,663.62 points, the German DAX 30 advanced 0.68 percent up to 9,662.40 points, and the French CAC 40 grew 0.63 percent up to 4,340.14 points.

In Russia, the MICEX index picked up 1.19 percent getting to 1,496.18 points while the RTS index grew 1.63 percent up to 1,343.20 points.

In the United States, the Dow Jones advanced 0.79 percent up to 16,154.39 points, the S&P grew 0.48 percent up to 1,838.63 points, and the NASDAQ gained 0.08 percent going up to 4,244.03 points.

On NYMEX, price quotations of March WTI oil futures went down by $0.05 and made $100.30 a barrel. On London’s ICE, price quotations of Brent oil futures for April delivery rose by $0.56, up to $108.73 a barrel. 

Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst

 

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