Last Friday world financial markets closed mixed. European floors finished trading mainly with a slump: the British FTSE 100 grew 0.25 percent up to 6,825.20 points, the French CAC 40 fell 0.48 percent down to 4,541.34 points, and the German DAX shed 0.17 percent down to 9,987.24 points.
Russia’s MICEX index dropped 0.59 percent down to 1,486.30 points while the RTS index fell 0.93 percent down to 1,358.73 points.
In the United States, the Dow Jones Industrial Average grew 0.15 percent up to 16,947.08 points, the NASDAQ advanced 0.2 percent up to 4,368.04 points, and the S&P 500 BMI added 0.17 percent getting to 1,962.87 points.
The NYMEX price of WTI oil for July rose by $0.83 and stopped at $107.26 a barrel. On London’s ICE, the price of Brent oil futures for August delivery went down by $0.25 and reached $114.81 a barrel.
On the Forex market, EUR/USD is still holding at 1.3580.
Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst