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.   

MarketsDAXCAC40FTSEEUSXX50
30.11.2017-0.29%-0.47%-0.9%-0.33%
1 Month -1.56%-2.38%-2.23%-2.62%
1 Year22.47%17.43%8.09%17.31%
     

                                                                                  

                                                                                                 MARKET MOVERS  

DTelecom.de1.35%Adidas.de-1.38%
VW.de0.79%Vivendi.fr      -1.52%
Essilor.fr     1.27%AstraZeneka.uk          -2.51%
Tui.uk1.34%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.  

  

MarketGBPUSDUSDJPYEURJPYEURUSDGOLDOIL
30.11.20170.9% 0.53%1%0.47%-0.7%-0.02%
 Dollar IndexUSDCHFAUDUSDAUDJPYUSDCADSilverPlatinum
 -0.12% 0. 1%-0.1%0.46%0.3%-0.6%-0.56%

 

Swing trades follow up –

TradeEntry pricePositionOpen profitDate triggeredStop lossRemarks today
GOLD1272401506/101270 
AUDNZD10000.632029/110960 
NASDAQ6305629020/106370New position    
EURJPY131.820.7149023/11131.45 
       
USDCAD27690.648028/112747 
CADJPY87.020.6-13028/1187.22Stopped out
       
OPEN PROFIT  $2700