European Markets:  

EU markets closed mixed ahead of the long weekend holiday as investors worry over geopolitical issues and a weaker dollar. Most major sectors closed flat. The EUSXX600 closed the day up 0.19%. The Autos sectors led the markets higher in the early session then pared gains after a better than expected Daimler pre earnings report. There is no important news on the agenda Thursday morning.

Earnings on the agenda Thursday morning: Carrefour.fr, Sodexo.fr.

 

 

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE
12.4.2017 0.13% -0.01%  -0.22%
3 Months 24.76% 25.97% 28.19%
1 Year 9.72% 6.73% 13.18%
       


                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

Rolls royce.uk 2.47% SG.fr -0.88%
Reckitt Ben.uk 1.36% Vinci.fr -1.72%
Essilor.fr 2.4% Societe General.fr   -1.42%  
Vivendi.fr 0.98% Tesco.uk    -5.73%
       Rio Tinto.uk  -3.98%

 

 

Forex & Commodities markets

FX markets reacted to the US President Trump statement sending the dollar sharply lower and metals higher late Wednesday. OIL lost 1% following the Inventories report which showed a rise in US inventories. There is no important news on the agenda Thursday morning.   

 

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
12.4.2017 0.41% -0.59% 0.11%  0.64% 0.6% -0.78%
  USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver PLT
  -0.59%  0.8%   -0.07%  -0.66% 1.15% 0.22%

Swing trades follow up –

Asset Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
Veolia.fr 17.38 500 -122 31/3 16.85  
Fiat.it 9.6 500 27 4/4 10.05  
Silver 17.4 200 222 17/3 17.3  
GBPUSD 2500 0.5 285 12/4 2480 New position
GOLD 1252 35 1162 7/4 1280 SL Changed
Agrekko.uk 10.7 400 954 3/8 9.41  
Peugeot.fr 18.87 500 581 31/3 19.2  
JPN225 19523 100 1070 3/3 19684  
DAX 12326 4 809 31/3 12381  
OIL 52.9 0.5 380 10/4 53.66 Stopped out
OPEN PROFIT     5733$