Markets Closed in Red Zone on Tuesday

26 February, 2014

Yesterday the world’s financial markets finished with a slump. As such, in Europe the British FTSE 100 fell 0.52 percent down to 6,830.50 points, the German DAX 30 shed 0.10 percent down 9,699.35 points while the French CAC 40 also dropped 0.10 percent down to 4,414.55 points.

In Russia, the MICEX index fell 0.70 percent going down to 1,478.64 points and the RTS index – 0.96 percent down to 1,306.37 points.

In the United States, the Dow Jones dropped 0.17 percent getting to 16,179.66 points, the S&P shed 0.13 percent down to 1,845.12 points, and the NASDAQ fell 0.13 percent down to 4,287.59 points.

On the global oil market, the IСE Futures Europe’s official price of Brent oil went down by $1.13 and made $109.51 a barrel.  The NYMEX official price of WTI oil lowered by $0.99 and reached $101.83 a barrel.

On Forex, the EUR/USD stance remains the same thus far.

Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst


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