European Markets:  

EU markets closed lower across the board ahead of the long Easter weekend as investors worry over Asia geopolitical issues and US president Trump currency remarks. Most major sectors closed in the red led by banking, basic resources and travel stocks. The EUSXX600 closed the day down 0.35%.  There is no important news on the agenda Tuesday morning.

Earnings on the agenda Tuesday morning: Loreal.fr.

 

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE
13.4.2017 -0.38% -0.59%  -0.29%
3 Months 24.38% 25.38% 27.9%
1 Year 9.34% 6.14% 12.89%
       

 

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

ABFood.uk 3.6% Lufthansa.de -3.1%
Persimmon.uk 1.55% Orange.fr -1.46%
    Societe General.fr   -2.56%  
    Axa.fr    -1.4%
       Ashtead.uk  -1.55%

  

Forex & Commodities markets

FX markets reversed course after yesterday selloff in the dollar yet Gold was on the rise again due to the East Asia geopolitical issues. Investors are facing the long Easter weekend and plenty of potential news on the agenda over the weekend. There is no important news on the agenda Tuesday morning.    

 

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
13.4.2017 -0.22% 0.02% -0.46%  -0.46% 0.8% -0.17%
  USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver PLT
  0.24%  0.64% 0.63%  0.41% 1.1 % 0.76%

 

Swing trades follow up –

Asset Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
Veolia.fr 17.38 500 -180 31/3 16.85  
Fiat.it 9.6 500 212 4/4 10.05  
Silver 17.4 200 194 17/3 17.3  
GBPUSD 2500 0.5 -10 12/4 2499 Stopped out
GOLD 1252 35 1162 7/4 1280  
Agrekko.uk 10.7 400 954 3/8 9.41  
Peugeot.fr 18.87 500 670 31/3 19.2  
JPN225 19523 100 1178 3/3 19684  
DAX 12326 4 1011 31/3 12381  
Rio Tinto.uk 31.31 400 45 13/4 31.38 New position
OPEN PROFIT     5103$