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Further Plunge on Markets

Yesterday world financial markets closed with a slump. In Europe, in particular, Britain’s FTSE 100 fell 1.69 percent down to 6,446.39 points, Germany’s DAX dropped 1.99 percent down to 9,195.68 points, and France’s CAC 40 plunged 2.81 percent reaching 4,242.67 points.

In Russia, the MICEX index fell 1.69 percent down to 1,376.35 points and the RTS index – 1.64 percent down to 1,095.11 points.

In the United States, the Dow Jones shed 0.02 percent getting down to 16,801.11 points, the S&P 500 closed at the previous rate of 1,946.16 points whereas the NASDAQ grew 0.18 percent up to 4,430.20 points.

The NYMEX price of WTI oil futures for November rose by $0.28 and made $91.01 a barrel. The ICE price of Brent oil futures for November delivery went down by $0.74 reaching $93.42 a barrel.

On the Forex market, the euro is also going down against the US dollar.

Anna Gorenkova
NordFX Analyst

Friday, 03 Oct, 2014 / 10:43

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