European Markets:    

European markets traded lower with most leading sectors other than telecoms in negative territory. Miners and basic resources stocks led the way lower on weaker demand and nickel prices took a 2.5% dive. Banking stocks were under pressure too, sending the sector lower more than 1.3% and weighting on the markets. Despite the rally in the US markets the FTSE closed sharply lower for the second day in arrow on a stronger sterling.   

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE EUSXX50
30.11.2017 -0.29% -0.47% -0.9% -0.33%
1 Month -1.56% -2.38% -2.23% -2.62%
1 Year 22.47% 17.43% 8.09% 17.31%
         

                                                                                  

                                                                                                 MARKET MOVERS  

DTelecom.de 1.35% Adidas.de -1.38%
VW.de 0.79% Vivendi.fr       -1.52%
Essilor.fr     1.27% AstraZeneka.uk           -2.51%
Tui.uk 1.34% BATS.uk -2.35%
BT.uk      2.11% GSK.uk -2.14%

  

 

Forex & Commodities markets:  

The dollar index traded mostly lower closing the month on another negative note while the sterling was sharply higher on an optimistic EU deal over Northern Ireland border. Metals were under pressure for the second day in a row on demand concerns while OIL closed flat after another volatile day. UK Manufacturing at 9:30 am GMT then CAD Employment at 1:30 pm are the important news on the agenda Friday.  

  

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
30.11.2017 0.9%  0.53% 1% 0.47% -0.7% -0.02%
 Dollar Index USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver Platinum
 -0.12%  0. 1% -0.1% 0.46% 0.3% -0.6% -0.56%

 

Swing trades follow up –

Trade Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
GOLD 1272 40 150 6/10 1270  
AUDNZD 1000 0.6 320 29/11 0960  
NASDAQ 6305 6 290 20/10 6370 New position    
EURJPY 131.82 0.7 1490 23/11 131.45  
             
USDCAD 2769 0.6 480 28/11 2747  
CADJPY 87.02 0.6 -130 28/11 87.22 Stopped out
             
OPEN PROFIT     $2700