Yesterday world financial markets closed mixed due to corporate news releases. In Europe, the British FTSE 100 fell 0.25 percent down to 6,611.04 points, the French CAC 40 dropped 1.51 percent down to 4,179.88 points, and the German DAX 30 slumped 1.69 percent finishing the trading session at 9,210.96 points.
On the Russian floor, the MICEX index shed 0.1 percent down to 1,513.83 points whereas the RTS index gained 1.57 percent at once and reached 1,045.09 points.
In the USA, the Dow Jones fell 0.02 percent down to 17,612.14 points, the S&P 500 dropped 0.07 percent down to 2,038.25 points while the NASDAQ grew 0.31 percent up to 4,675.14 points.
The NYMEX price of the WTI oil futures went down by $0.76 making $77.18 a barrel. On the ICE, the price of the Brent oil future was down by $1.29 and closed at $80.38 a barrel. During the trading session, the price of Brent oil dropped below $80 a barrel for the first time.
On the Forex market, EUR/USD is continuing its correction.
Anna Gorenkova, NordFX AnalystPublication source