Stock Indices Went Up Yesterday

November 19, 2014

On Tuesday, world stock indices closed predominantly on the rise. In Europe, the British FTSE 100 grew 0.56 percent up to 6,709.13 points, the German DAX 30 advanced 1.61 percent up to 9,456.53 points, and the French CAC 40 added 0.86 percent closing at 4,262.38 points.

On the Russian stock exchange, the MICEX index grew 0.83 percent up to 1,519.61 points and the RTS index – 1.66 percent up to 1,020.77 points.

In the United States, the Dow Jones gained 0.23 percent making 17,688.53 points, the S&P 500 grew 0.52 percent up to 2,051.88 points, and the NASDAQ advanced 0.67 percent up to 4,702.44 points.

Oil prices, on the contrary, went down due to reports that OPEC wasn’t going to cut back its oil output quotas. On the NYMEX, the price of the WTI oil future dropped by $1.03 percent reaching $74.61 a barrel while the ICE price of the Brent oil future fell by $0.67 down to $78.64 a barrel.

On the Forex market, EUR/USD is holding at the same level so far.

Anna Gorenkova, NordFX Analyst

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