Once again, markets closed mixed in anticipation of the ECB meeting to take place today. Yesterday European stock indices finished trading as follows: the British FTSE 100 fell 0.26 percent down to 6,818.63 points, the German DAX 30 gained 0.07 percent up to 9,926.67 points while the French CAC 40 shed 0.06 percent down to 4,501 points.
In Russia, the MICEX index grew 0.20 percent up to 1,475.79 points and the RTS index – 0.06 percent up to 1,324.87 points.
American stock indices wrapped up the day at the following rates: the Dow Jones grew 0.09 percent up to 16,737.53 points, the S&P 500 advanced 0.19 percent up to 1,927.88 points, and the NASDAQ picked up 0.41 percent reaching 4,251.64 points.
The NYMEX official price of WTI oil went down by $0.02 and made $102.64 a barrel. On the ICE Futures Europe, the official price of Brent oil dropped by $0.42 and reached $108.40 a barrel.
On the Forex market, the situation with EUR/USD remains unchanged so far.
Anna Gorenkova, NordFX AnalystPublication source