European Markets:  

EU markets closed flat ahead of Yellen speech late in the afternoon. Basic resources sector underperformed the markets down 0.4% while all other major sectors closed the trading day flat. The EUSXX600 index closed higher 0.02%. Rolls Royce was UK worst performer after reporting a record loss. The stock dropped 4% on earnings. UK employment number in the morning and Chairman Yellen testimony at 3:00 pm in the afternoon and OIL inventories at 3:30 are the important news on the agenda Wednesday.  

 

Earnings on the agenda Wednesday morning: Gerreshimer.de, DB.de, Kuka.de,

Air Liquide.fr, Credit Agricole.fr.  

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE
14.2.2017 0.02%- 0.16% 0.14%-
3 Months 23.43% 21.71% 27.13%
1 Year 6.4% 2.27% 12.12%
       

  

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

Deutsche Bank.de 1.6%   Rolls Royce.uk  -4%
VW.de 1.1% Reckitt BEN.uk -2.11%
Societe General.fr  0.98% Danone.fr -1.02%
Tui.uk 5.27% Heidelberg.de -3.89%
       

 Forex & Commodities markets

The FX markets were dominated by dollar strength and YEN and sterling weakness after Fed Chairman Yellen speech in front of the congress. The sterling was lower on the UK CPI number. UK employment number in the morning and Chairman Yellen testimony at 3:00 pm in the afternoon and OIL inventories at 3:30 are the important news on the agenda Tuesday.

 

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
14.2.2017 -0.51% 0.41% 0.22% -0.22% 0.42% 0.36%
  USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver PLT
   0.13% 0.16% 0.56% 0.08% 0.78% 0.47%

 

Swing trades follow up –

Asset Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
OIL 53.08 10 -110 13/2 52.75 Stopped out
AUDNZD 0650 1 285 13/2 0628  
DAX 11760 4 -134 14/2 11900 New position    
Agrekko.uk 10.7 400 194 3/8 10.7  
AUDJPY 87.5 0.5 86 14/2 87.3 New position
Anglo American.uk 13.97 700 -78 13/2 13.24  
GBPUSD 2507 1 377 14/2 2530 New position
OPEN PROFIT     700$