Final week was a combined affair for the world’s main markets.
In Europe over the course of the week, the FTSE was up on final week’s shut by 0.99% at 6845.2; the Dax ended at 10866, 0.72% up on final week’s shut; the CAC was up by 0.84% to finish the session at 4853.7.
The Dow ended the week down by 1.2% to shut at 24101. The Nasdaq composite index was down by 0.84% over the course of the week at 6910.7.
The Nikkei 225 ended the week’s buying and selling down by 1.4% to finish the session at 21375.
Forex markets overview
On the forex markets final week, the Greenback loved the perfect of the buying and selling. The Greenback was stronger towards Sterling final week closing at $1.2569 to the Pound, an increase of 1.4% on the week. The Buck was stronger towards the Euro final week, rising by 0.8% to shut at $1.1301 to the Euro.
The Greenback strengthened towards the Japanese forex closing at 113.Three Yen to the Greenback, making a acquire of 0.62% in the course of the week.
The Euro was weaker towards the Yen ending at 128.1, a lack of 0.16% over the course of the week. It was stronger towards Sterling final week, the shut noticed one £ shopping for €1.1123, a acquire of 0.59% on the week.
The Euro now buys 1.1265 CHF, a fall of 0.27% on the week.
Commodities market overview
On the commodities market, the value for Brent crude ended at $60.28 per barrel, a fall of two.3% over the course of the week’s buying and selling. The worth of gold was decrease final week closing at $1238.1 per ounce, a fall of 0.9% on the week.