European Markets:  

EU markets closed the trading week mixed and overall red for the week, ahead of the French Election results Monday morning. The FTSE underperformed the markets, closing the week down 2.8%. The EUSXX600 closed the day up 0.02% and was flat for the week. On the earnings front Danone reported weaker than expected earnings sending the stock down 2.5%. German IFO Business Climate is the important news on the agenda Monday morning.

Earnings on the agenda Monday morning:  —

 

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE
21.4.2017 0.18% -0.37%  -0.06%
3 Months 23.88% 25.27% 24.98%
1 Year 8.84% 5.93% 9.97%
       

  

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

Societe General.fr 1.74% Anglo American.uk -1.67%
BNP Paribas.fr 2.23% Fresnillo.uk -1.25%
Deutsche Bank.de  1.5%    Danone.fr -2.45%   
 Adidas.de 1.23%       
  ABFood.uk 2.6%      

 

Forex & Commodities markets

FX markets went thru another inside day ahead of the French election results Sunday night with no major moves.  OIL was the loser on the day dropping again another 2.5% after another surge in US drilling output. US production is now standing close to Saudi Arabia exports, OPEC top exporter. German IFO Business Climate is the important news on the agenda Monday morning.  

 

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
21.4.2017 -0.09%  -0.31% -0.55% -0.21% 0.33% -2.68%
  USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver PLT
  -0.02%  0.2% -0.12% 0.3% -0.7% -0.35%

Swing trades follow up –

Asset Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
HSBC.uk 6.25 700 -17 20/4 5.95  
CADJPY 81.85 0.7 -111 23/4 80.89 New position
Silver 17.4 200 85 17/3 17.3  
EURJPY 116.22 0.8 180 18/4 116.46 Stopped out
Burberry.uk 15.97 500 57 19/4 16.4  
Agrekko.uk 10.7 400 1171 3/8 9.41  
             
JPN225 19523 100 1166 3/3 19684  
DAX 12326 4 1074 31/3 12381  
             
OPEN PROFIT     3515$