European Markets:  

EU markets closed mixed in a low volume no news trading day. The EUSXX600 index closed higher 0.3%. All major sectors closed positive, Vinci was the best CAC40 performer up 4.6% on better than expected forecast for the French construction market. Lufhansa climbed 3.5% on an upgrade that lifted the EU travel sector. BOE governor Carney speech is the important news on the agenda Thursday afternoon, at 6:30.  

 

Earnings on the agenda Wednesday morning: Societe General.fr, Ubisoft.fr, Total.fr, Legrand.fr, Osram.de, WSH.uk, HGG.uk, Thyssenkrupp.de, Commerzbank.de.  

 

MarketsDAXCAC40FTSE
8.2.20170.05% –  0.26%0.04%
3 Months21.46%19.02%26.02%
1 Year4.43%0.43%-11.01%
    

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

   Vinci.fr4.68%BNP Paribas.fr-1.91%
Danone.fr1.24%BASF.de-1.63%
Uniliver.uk5.24%Societe General.fr-2.07%
Persimmon.uk3% Deutsche Bank.de-2.05%
Lufhansa.de3.5%BHP Billiton.uk-3.38%

 Forex & Commodities markets

The FX markets went thru an inside day with very little action for  traders yesterday. OIL moved higher after the inventories number and Gold continued its climb while the markets are looking for leadership. BOE governor Carney speech is the important news on the agenda Thursday afternoon, at 6:30.  

MarketGBPUSDUSDJPYEURJPYEURUSDGOLDOIL
8.2.20170.1%-0.24%-0.22%0.03%0.3%0.4%
 USDCHFAUDUSDAUDJPYUSDCADSilverPLT
 -0.14%0.13%-0.11%-0.14%-0.1%0.43%

 

Swing trades follow up –

AssetEntry pricePositionOpen profitDate triggeredStop lossRemarks today
GBPUSD25101-318/22472  New position
       
DAX1165333241/211750 
Agrekko.uk10.74002203/810.7 
GOLD1226304116/21214 
OIL53109407/252.1Stopped out 
Klepierre.fr35.64300967/235.3 
OPEN PROFIT  963$