European Markets:  

EU major markets closed in the red as investors took some profits of the table in a very light volume choppy trading day. The markets lacked any leadership and most major sectors closed in the red led by Basic resources and Autos. Ipsen.de was EUSX600 best performer up 6.4% after a better than expected earnings report. The EUSXX600 index closed lower 0.14%. There is no important news on the agenda Friday.

 

Earnings on the agenda Friday morning: BVI.fr, Pearson.uk, STAN.uk.

    

 

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE
23.2.2017 0.42% – 0.09%- 0.42%
3 Months 22.92% 21.63% 27.08%
1 Year 7.9% 2.29% 12.07%
       

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

Airbus.de 3.52% Bayer.de  -2.6%
Safran.fr 1.95% BMW.de -1.21%
RSA.uk  4.85%   Rio Tinto.uk -5.27%  
Ipsen.de 6.4% EasyJet.uk   -6.11%  
        Veolia.fr -5.7%

 

Forex & Commodities markets

While FX markets went thru another mixed day GOLD turned out to be the clear leader in the commodities markets up 1.5% on weakness in the dollar and a move to safe haven investments following the global markets overall weakness. The inventories number failed to impress OIL traders and the oil prices closed hovering above 54$ per barrel. There is no important news on the agenda Friday.   

 

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
23.2.2017 0.73% -0.47% -0.31% 0.16% 1.44% 0.62%
  USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver PLT
   -0.31% 0.16% -0.27% -0.38% 1.25% 1.03%

 

Swing trades follow up –

Asset Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
Veolia.fr 15.5 600 146 23/2 15.75 New position
Tui.de 13.69 500 153 15/2 13.91  
EasyJet.uk 9.25 600 45 23/2 9.45 New position
             
             
Agrekko.uk 10.7 400 210 3/8 10.7  
             
             
Air France.fr 5.95 700 481 16/2 6.41  
OPEN PROFIT     920$