With a rise in prices, they can correct Thursday’s losses on Friday when opening major European securities markets.
Based on futures indexes, FTSE-100 index begins in London with a 0.5 percent increase on Friday, while Frankfurt and Paris will open 0.6 to 0.7 percent higher.
Macroeconomic data on Friday showed that May’s German retail trade, German unemployment in June, final quarterly data on the first quarter of British economic growth and June’s euro area inflation may affect stock market investor decisions.
On Thursday, after a negative start, the European securities markets were at a loss. The Pan-European FTSE Eurofirst 300 index fell 0.76 percent, Stoxx 600 index fell 0.82 percent, and EuroStoxx50 index in the euro area fell 0.93 percent.
The FTSE-100 index closed in London by 0.08 percent lower, the DAX index in Frankfurt by 1.39 percent, the CAC-40 in Paris dropped 0.97 percent, while in Madrid and Milan the decline was 0.72 percent and 0.58 percent.
The loser of the day was the technology sector on Thursday, the aggregate index dropping by two and a half percent.
The oil price downward corrected its previous gains on Thursday: Brent 0.22 percent, $ 77.44 per barrel, and WTI 0.42 percent to $ 73.14. WTI Thursday hit $ 74.03 for a three-and-a-half-year peak.
The euro strengthened, its subscription rose 0.70 percent to $ 1,1649. Gold was listed at 0.12 percent higher in the futures market, $ 1252.50 per ounce.