Yesterday world financial markets closed in a varied manner

June 17, 2014

Yesterday world financial markets closed in a varied manner. As such, in Europe, the German DAX fell 0.29 percent down to 9,883.98 points, the British FTSE 100 dropped 0.34 percent down to 6,754.64 points, and the French CAC 40 shed 0.73 percent getting to 4,510.05 points.

On the Russian floor, the MICEX index fell 0.48 percent down to 1,493.93 points whereas the RTS index grew 0.08 percent up to 1,357.80 points.

In the United States, the Dow Jones gained 0.03 percent making 16,781.01 points, the S&P 500 picked up 0.08 percent reaching 1,937.78 points, and the NASDAQ advanced 0.24 percent stopping at 4,321.11 points.

The NYMEX price of WTI oil went down by $0.01 and made $106.90 a barrel. On the ICE Futures Europe, the price of Brent oil rose by $0.48 and reached $112.94 a barrel.

On Forex, EUR/USD closed on the rise yesterday. The pair is at 1.3580 currently.

Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst

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