Yesterday world financial markets closed in the red zone. European floors finished trading with the following index rates – the British FTSE 100 shed 0.71 percent down to 6,775.42 points, the German DAX 30 fell 0.49 percent down to 9,542.02 points, and the French CAC 40 dropped 0.11 percent going down to 4,391.25 points.
In Russia, the MICEX index fell 0.40 percent down to 1,351.11 points and the RTS index – 0.18 percent down to 1,182.05 points.
In the United States, the Dow Jones grew 0.22 percent settling at 16,360.18 points, the NASDAQ gained 0.14 percent getting up to 4,357.97 points, and the S&P 500 picked up 0.01 percent reaching 1,873.81 points.
The price of April futures for the North Sea petroleum mix of mark Brent Crude Oil dropped by $1.54, down to $107.76 a barrel. The price of April futures for light WTI oil went down by $1.88 making $101.45 a barrel.
There are no new developments on Forex.
Anna Gorenkova, NordFX AnalystPublication source