European markets closed in the green zone. EUR/USD is positioned near the resistance level of 1.3760

February 24, 2014

Last Friday world financial markets finished mixed. European markets closed in the green zone – Britain’s FTSE 100 grew 0.37 percent up to 6,838.06 points, Germany’s DAX 30 advanced 0.40 percent up to 9,656.95 points, and France’s CAC 40 picked up 0.59 percent reaching 4,381.06 points.

In Russia, the MICEX index fell 0.45 percent down to 1,487.64 points. The RTS index, on the contrary, grew 0.95 percent up to 1,315.54 points.  

In the USA, the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 0.2 percent going down to 16,103.30 points, the Standard & Poor's 500 also dropped 0.2 percent down to 1,836.25 points, and the NASDAQ Composite fell 0.1 percent down to 4,263.41 points.

At the ICE Futures Europe, the official price of Brent oil went down by $0.45 and made $109.85 a barrel. The NYMEX price of WTI oil lowered by $0.55 and got to $102.20 a barrel.

On the global Forex market, EUR/USD is positioned near the resistance level of 1.3760. Correction continues.

Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst

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