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Markets Closed Mixed Again

Yesterday world financial markets finished mixed. As such, in Europe the British FTSE 100 fell 0.47 percent down to 6,542.44 points, the German DAX 30 grew 0.21 percent up to 9,296.12 points, and the French CAC 40 advanced 0.46 percent up to 4,327.91 points.

In Russia, the MICEX index gained 0.11 percent reaching 1,320.50 points while the RTS index fell 0.43 percent and stopped at 1,150.82 points.

In the USA, the Dow Jones dropped 0.67 percent down to 16,331.05 points, the hi-tech NASDAQ shed 0.27 percent down to 4,319.29 points, and the S&P 500 BMI fell 0.6 percent down to 1,872.01 points.

On the global oil market, Brent Crude Oil rose by $0.60, getting to $106.45 a barrel. The price of April futures for light WTI oil went down by $0.94, making $99.43 a barrel.

On Forex, the dollar got even stronger against the euro due to the outcomes of the Federal Reserve meeting. Now the pair can move towards 1.3730.

Anna Gorenkova
NordFX Analyst

Friday, 21 Mar, 2014 / 8:33

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