European Markets:  

EU markets closed mixed to open the trading week. Markets saw light volumes and very little intraday action on no news and with the US markets closed for the Presidents day holiday. Food giant Uniliver lost 6.5% after gaining 13% Friday on Kraft withdrawing the bid for their merger proposal. DTelecom was the best DAX performer up 2.5%, lifting the sector up 1.2%. The EUSXX600 index closed higher 0.22%. UK inflation report is the important news on the agenda Tuesday morning, at 10 am.

 

Earnings on the agenda Tuesday morning: IHG.uk.

 

 

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE
20.2.2017 0.6% -0.05% 0.1%-
3 Months 23.91% 21.08% 27.46%
1 Year 6.88% 1.74% 12.45%
       

  

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

DTelecom.de 2.46% Uniliver.uk  -6.5%
Airbus.de 1.73% Loreal.fr -1.96%
Deutsche Bank.de  1.62% AB Food.uk -1.61%
VW.de 1.35%      
 Rolls Royce.uk 6.31%      


Forex & Commodities markets

The FX and Commodities markets saw very little action to open the week. The long weekend in the US and lack of news led to an inside trading day with no leadership in the markets. UK inflation report is the important news on the agenda Tuesday.   

 

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
20.2.2017 0.37% 0.23% 0.18% 0.01% -0.05% 0.54%
  USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver PLT
   0.05% 0.14% 0.42% 0.01% 0.06% 0.22%

 

Swing trades follow up –

Asset Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
USDJPY 113.2 0.5 -143 17/2 115.52 Stopped out
Tui.de 13.69 500 185 15/2 13.91  
Uniliver.uk 37.9 500 1590 17/2 39 Stopped out
AUDNZD 0650 1 466 13/2 0628  
DAX 11760 4 -263 14/2 11900      
Agrekko.uk 10.7 400 184 3/8 10.7  
             
Anglo American.uk 13.97 700 -314 13/2 13.24  
Air France.fr 5.95 700 349 16/2 5.75  
OPEN PROFIT     558$