European Markets:  

EU major markets closed flat Thursday following the rally in the markets Wednesday. As expected the markets took a breather and spent most of the trading day moving sideways in very narrow ranges. Capita.uk was UK100 worst performing stock dropping 9% on a weaker than expected earnings report. UK services PMI at 9:30 in the morning is the important news on the agenda Friday morning, then Fed Chairman Yellen speaks at 6 pm GMT.

 Earnings on the agenda Friday morning: Lse.uk.  

MarketsDAXCAC40FTSE
2.3.2017 -0.06%0.06% -0.01%
3 Months23.89%23.13%28.6%
1 Year8.87%3.79%13.59%
    

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

Adidas.de1.28%Capita.uk  -9.11%
Safran.fr1.24%Travis Perkins.uk-6.13%
Airbus.fr0.82% DTelecom.de-1.18%
        
        


Forex & Commodities markets

The dollar was the clear winner in the markets Thursday, moving up vs all major and sending OIL and Metals to a sharp selling off day. The AUD dropped vs majors as commodities closed sharply lower on dollar strength. UK services PMI at 9:30 in the morning is the important news on the agenda Friday morning, then Fed Chairman Yellen speaks at 6 pm GMT.

MarketGBPUSDUSDJPYEURJPYEURUSDGOLDOIL
2.3.2017-0.27%0.7%0.3%-0.4%-1.36%-2%
 USDCHFAUDUSDAUDJPYUSDCADSilverPLT
   0.53%-1.46%-0.82% 0.5%-3.94%-2.97%

 

Swing trades follow up –

AssetEntry pricePositionOpen profitDate triggeredStop lossRemarks today
CAD31820.574528/23341  SL changed
Tui.de13.6950013615/213.91 
DTelecom.de16.08500-1102/316.33New position
BVI.fr17.995003624/218.3 
AUDUSD 76780.557524/27589SL changed
Agrekko.uk10.7400493/810.7 
Bunzl.uk22.1150073527/222.73SL changed
Persimmon.uk20.7750019627/220.72 
DAX120603452/312099New position
OPEN PROFIT  2303$