The Initial Jobless Claims number unexpectedly fell last week. The number decreased to 253 000 from 266 000. Analysts expected the number would increase to 270,000.

Yesterday, European markets showed a moderate growth while US exchanges held a neutral trading. Investors decreased their activity before the release of economic data from China and the USA as well as before the meeting of oil producing countries on 17 April. (DAX +0.7%, CAC 40 +0.5% and SP 500 0%).

Yesterday’s trading was positive for the markets of developed countries. Europe strengthened its growth based on the local weakness of the European currency, as well as on the positive oil movement (which is at the maximums of the year). Investors’ mood was supported by statistics from China and the report from JP. Morgan.

Yesterday, global stock market kept the positive sentiment and indices grew due to the strong oil market. Europe grew at the cost of strong raw materials sector (DAX +0.8% and CAC 40 +0.40%). Yesterday, in comparison to previous data, US indices added a significant 1% (SP 500 +1%, DOW +0.9% and Nasdaq +0.8%).

Yesterday, the markets of developed countries showed mixed dynamics. Europe increased due to oil rally and the growth of the banking sector (DAX +0.8%, CAC 40 +0.2%, FTSE100 -0.1%). At the start of the trading day US exchanges increased, but ended the day with a minus right before the start of the corporate reports season.

European and American indices showed the worst results since the beginning of February, despite the growth of developed countries stock markets on Friday. In Europe on Friday the financial sector and raw materials sector increased.

The Initial Jobless Claims number fell from 276,000 to 267,000. Analysts expected the index to fall to 270,000.

On Thursday, US stock indices closed in the red zone (SP 500 -1.20%), amid resumed decline in oil prices (yesterday Brent traded at a low of $ 38.82) and total sale off risky assets before the upcoming earnings season in US.

Yesterday, the global markets positively ended the trading session. Europe managed to develop positive trends due to the improved German statistic. American markets strengthened based on the restrained protocols of the Federal Reserve’s March meeting, the so called “minutes”.

Yesterday, the markets of developed countries sharply decreased. European exchanges decreased based on the weak statistics of the European economy. First of all, there was a sharp drop in industrial orders in Germany and countries PMI as well. The American exchanges also decreased as investors were in the risk aversion mode.