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.  

 

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE
8.2.2017 0.05% –   0.26% 0.04%
3 Months 21.46% 19.02% 26.02%
1 Year 4.43% 0.43%- 11.01%
       

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

   Vinci.fr 4.68% BNP Paribas.fr -1.91%
Danone.fr 1.24% BASF.de -1.63%
Uniliver.uk 5.24% Societe General.fr -2.07%
Persimmon.uk 3%  Deutsche Bank.de -2.05%
Lufhansa.de 3.5% 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.  

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
8.2.2017 0.1% -0.24% -0.22% 0.03% 0.3% 0.4%
  USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver PLT
  -0.14% 0.13% -0.11% -0.14% -0.1% 0.43%

 

Swing trades follow up –

Asset Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
GBPUSD 2510 1 -31 8/2 2472   New position
             
DAX 11653 3 324 1/2 11750  
Agrekko.uk 10.7 400 220 3/8 10.7  
GOLD 1226 30 411 6/2 1214  
OIL 53 10 940 7/2 52.1 Stopped out 
Klepierre.fr 35.64 300 96 7/2 35.3  
OPEN PROFIT     963$