Trading news

Markets Up, Oil Prices Drop

On Tuesday, trading finished mainly on the up. European stock indices closed as follows – the British FTSE 100 grew 0.82 percent up to 6,652.61 points, the German DAX gained 0.50 percent getting up to 9,603.71 points, and the French CAC 40 advanced 0.80 percent up to 4,426.72 points.

In Russia, the MICEX index grew 0.47 percent up to 1,375.73 points while the RTS index picked up 0.79 percent reaching 1,235.74 points.

In the USA, the Dow Jones advanced 0.46 percent up to 16,532.61 points, the S&P 500 grew 0.7 percent up to 1,885.52 points, and the NASDAQ hiked up by 1.64 percent stopping at 4,268.04.

However, the situation is contrary on the global commodity market. The price of May futures for the North Sea petroleum mix of mark Brent Crude Oil fell by $2.14, down to $105.62 a barrel. The price of May futures for light WTI oil went down by $1.84, making $99.74 a barrel.

On Forex, the picture remains unchanged.

Anna Gorenkova
NordFX Analyst

Wednesday, 02 Apr, 2014 / 9:20

Source :

Trading news

 

Copper Seems to Be Unprepared for a Trend

Copper added more than 3% since the beginning of the week and returned to a [...]

Posted on Wednesday, 19 Jun, 2019 / 11:53 under

Draghi and Trump Drive Equities Up, FOMC Decision in the Spotlight

Risk sentiment improved yesterday following comments by ECB President Mario [...]

Posted on Wednesday, 19 Jun, 2019 / 7:38 under

Gold is ready to take off?

Gold is still in a very bullish mood. Attempts to overcome the local/annual [...]

Posted on Tuesday, 18 Jun, 2019 / 5:52 under