European Markets:  

EU markets traded mostly flat and in negative territory ahead of the important Trump Jinping meeting and the NFP number tomorrow. The EUSXX600 closed higher 0.02%. Autos were the lagging sector Wednesday, down another 1.1% after weak US sales data while miners managed a positive close led by higher coal prices. There is no important news on the agenda Thursday morning. ECB President Draghi speaks at 9 pm GMT.  

Earnings on the agenda Thursday morning:    

 

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE
5.4.2017 -0.53% -0.18% 0.13%
3 Months 25.27% 25.78% 27.95%
1 Year 10.23% 6.44% 12.94 %
       

 

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

Total.fr 0.52% Adidas.de -1.13%
Whitbread.uk 2.95% VW.de -0.78%
    BMW.de -0.85%
    BNP Paribas.fr -1%
       

 

 

Forex & Commodities markets

Gold was the mover in the markets yesterday, ending the day on a 10$ swing, down in the afternoon and up after the FED minutes came out late at night. FX markets traded mixed and OIL moved lower after a three day rally and the Inventories number. There is no important news on the agenda Thursday morning. ECB President Draghi speaks at 9 pm GMT.     

  

  

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
5.4.2017 0.24% 0.5% 0.28% -0.22% -0.73% -0.4%
  USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver PLT
  0.42%  0.06%  0.57% 0.12%  -0.45% -0.18%

Swing trades follow up –

Asset Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
Veolia.fr 17.38 500 -64 31/3 16.85  
Fiat.it 9.6 500 -31 4/4 10.05  
Silver 17.4 200 166 17/3 17.3  
Gold 1200 25 1102 10/3 1244    Stopped out     
Anglo American.uk 12.6 800 -175 5/4 12.2 New position
Agrekko.uk 10.7 400 943 3/8 9.41  
Peugeot.fr 18.87 500 234 31/3 19.2  
JPN225 19523 100 864 3/3 19684  
DAX 12326 4 626 31/3 12381  
EURGBP 8522 0.7 224 3/4 8520  
OPEN PROFIT     2808$