European Markets:  

EU markets closed mixed after the US selloff yesterday and ahead of the NFP number Friday afternoon. After a weak open, the markets managed to trade mostly up and sideways into the close. The EUSXX600 closed positive 0.18%. Banks, Energy and Industrials were the leading sectors, while Autos lagged the markets for the third day this week. UK manufacturing and BOE Carney speech are the important news on the agenda Friday morning. NFP numbers will come out at 1:30 pm GMT. 

 

Earnings on the agenda Friday morning:  Rhoen Klinikum.de.

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE
6.4.2017 0.11% 0.58% -0.39%
3 Months 25.38% 26.36% 27.56%
1 Year 10.34% 7.02% 12.55 %
       

 

 

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

EasyJet.uk 4.23% Shire.uk -1.93%
Safran.fr 1.57% Aviva.uk -2.83%
BNP Paribas.fr 1.08% BMW.de -0.35%
Airbus.de 1.33%      
Persimmon.uk 2.14%    

 

  

Forex & Commodities markets

FX markets traded sideways ahead of the big news day Friday. OIL was the only important mover, up 1.25%, reversing the weak close yesterday.  UK manufacturing and BOE Carney speech are the important news on the agenda Friday morning. NFP numbers will come out at 1:30 pm GMT.   

   

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
6.4.2017 -0.1% 0.15% -0.03% -0.18% 0.42% 1.25%
  USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver PLT
  0.05%  -0.3%  -0.16% -0.19% 0.32% -0.2%

Swing trades follow up –

Asset Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
Veolia.fr 17.38 500 -15 31/3 16.85  
Fiat.it 9.6 500 -68 4/4 10.05  
Silver 17.4 200 165 17/3 17.3  
UK100 7246 4 53 6/4 7300 New position
Anglo American.uk 12.6 800 -320 5/4 12.2 Stopped out
Agrekko.uk 10.7 400 972 3/8 9.41  
Peugeot.fr 18.87 500 346 31/3 19.2  
JPN225 19523 100 689 3/3 19684  
DAX 12326 4 482 31/3 12381  
EURGBP 8522 0.7 12 3/4 8520 Stopped out
OPEN PROFIT     2808$