Stock Markets Closed in Green Zone

April 15, 2014

Yesterday world financial markets closed predominantly on the rise. As such, In Europe the British FTSE 100 grew 0.34 percent up to 6,583.76 points, the German DAX 30 gained 0.26 percent reaching 9,339.17 points, and the French CAC 40 advanced 0.43 percent up to 4,384.56 points.

On the Russian floor, on the contrary, the MICEX index fell 1.29 percent down to 1,344.86 points while the RTS index slumped 2 percent down to 1,179.97 points.

In the USA, the Dow Jones grew 0.91 percent up to 16,173.24 points, the NASDAQ picked up 0.57 percent getting up to 4,022.69 points, and the S&P 500 BMI advanced 0.82 percent up to 1,830.61 percent.

The price of May futures for the North Sea petroleum mix of mark Brent Crude oil rose by $1.74, up to $109.07 a barrel. The price of May futures for light WTI oil went up by $0.31 making $104.05 a barrel.

On the Forex market, EUR/USD finished trading with a drop.

Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst

 

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