Holiday Friday

21 April, 2014

Last Friday European and American markets were closed. The Russian market posted a rise. The day before, in London, the British FTSE 100 grew 0.6 percent up to 6,625.25 points while the German DAX 30 advanced 1 percent up to 9,409.71 points, and the French CAC 40 gained 0.6 percent reaching 4,431.80 points.

On Friday, Russia’s MICEX index grew 2.02 percent up to 1,356.54 points and the RTS index – 2.35 percent up to 1,200.22 points.

On Thursday, in the United States, the Dow Jones fell 0.1 percent down to 16,408.54 points whereas the NASDAQ Composite gained 0.23 percent up to 4,095.52 points, and the S&P 500 BMI grew 0.14 percent up to 1,864.85 points.

The ICE price of Brent oil went down by $0.07 and made $109.53 a barrel. The NYMEX price of Light Sweet oil rose by $0.54 and reached $104.30 a barrel.

On the Forex market, EUR/USD hasn’t been able yet to cover the gap from last Monday.

Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst


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