US market indices move up

US market indices move up
# 25 December 2008 10:51 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Vahab Rzayev - APA-Economics. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 48.99 points, 0.58 percent, to 8,468.48. The Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 0.58 percent, 4.99 points, to 868.15. The Nasdaq composite index rose 0.22 percent, 3.36 points, to 1,524.90.
Britain’s FTSE 100 fell 0.93 percent and France’s CAC-40 fell 0.39 percent. Germany’s stock market was closed.
The euro rose to $1.401, compared to Tuesday’s $1.4004 Against the Japanese yen, the dollar fell to 90.39 yen from Tuesday’s 90.41 yen.
Light, sweet crude for February delivery fell $3.63 to settle at $35.35 a barrel on the New York Mercantiles Exchange. The Nymex, like the stock and bond markets, will be closed on Thursday and re-open on Friday.
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