European Markets:  

EU markets closed higher following the path of the US markets to fresh year highs. The banking sector was the best performer in the markets with Credit Agricole.fr leading the way up 4.7% after a better than expect earnings report. The EUSXX600 index closed higher 0.34%. All major sectors closed in the trading day in the green. There is no important news on the agenda Thursday morning.

 

Earnings on the agenda Thursday morning: Valeo.fr, Cap gemini.fr, Fonciere.fr.    

  

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE
15.2.2017 0.19% 0.59% 0.47%
3 Months 23.62% 22.3% 27.6%
1 Year 6.59% 2.86% 12.59%
       

  

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

Deutsche Bank.de 2.52%   Tui.uk  -7.22%
Safran.fr 2.88% Capita.uk -3.7%
Air Liquide.fr  3.08%    
Credit Agricole.fr 4.7%    
 Ashtead.uk 2.52%    

 

Forex & Commodities markets

The FX markets ended up mostly flat after a busy trading day following the array of news and plenty of intraday action. The dollar started the day strong only to finish with minor gains while gold climbed 20$ from 1216$ intraday lows. There is no important news on the agenda Thursday morning.

 

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
15.2.2017 -0.18% 0.01% 0.11% 0.1% 0.56% -0.06%
  USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver PLT
   0.1% 0.52% 0.53% 0.05% 0.37% 0.72%

 

Swing trades follow up –

Asset Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
Safran.fr 66.21 300 258 15/2 64.8 New position
Tui.de 13.69 500 170 15/2 13.91 New position
Credit Agricole.fr 12.32 500 5 15/2 12.05 New position
AUDNZD 0650 1 115 13/2 0628  
DAX 11760 4 -129 14/2 11900      
Agrekko.uk 10.7 400 179 3/8 10.7  
AUDJPY 87.5 0.5 112 14/2 87.3  
Anglo American.uk 13.97 700 -8 13/2 13.24  
GBPUSD 2507 1 788 14/2 2530 Stopped out
OPEN PROFIT     655$