Last Friday the world’s financial markets closed mixed. In Europe, the British FTSE 100 advanced 0.27 percent closing the day at 6,837.92 points, the German DAX grew 0.01 percent up to 9,799.26 points whereas the French CAC 40 fell 0.08 percent down to 4,461.22 points.
In Russia, the MICEX index dropped 1.18 percent down to 1,431.58 points and the RTS index – 1.43 percent down to 1,178.25 points.
In the USA, the Dow Jones Industrial Average grew 0.08 percent up to 17,279.74 points, the S&P 500 BMI shed 0.05 percent closing at 2,010.40 points while the NASDAQ Composite fell 0.3 percent down to 4,579.79 пунк
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