European Markets   

The EU markets closed mixed ahead of the ECB meeting today. Technology was the leading sector after better than expected results from ASML while all other sectors hovered around the zero moving line. ECB press conference at 1:30 and OIL inventories at 4 pm are the important news on the agenda Thursday.  

Earnings on the agenda Thursday morning: Carrefour.fr, Remy Cointreau.fr.
Markets CAC40 DAX FTSE
18/1/2017 -0.13% 0.51% 0.38%
3 months 20.45% 21.82% 6.21%
1 YEAR 1 % 4.67% 11.2%
       

 

Adidas.de 2.95%   AXA.fr -1.93%
 Burberry.uk 3.58% BNP Paribas.fr   -1.44%
Antofagasta.uk 3.61% Pearson.uk -29.1%
       

 

 Forex & Commodities markets

The dollar rebounded vs all majors after yesterday selloff and ahead of the ECB news conference today. OIL was the biggest loser in the markets down more than  2% on a negative outlook and US shell oil increased production. ECB press conference at 1:30 and OIL inventories at 4 pm are the important news on the agenda Thursday. 

Market GOLD EURUSD EURJPY USDJPY GBPUSD OIL
18/1/2017 -0.23% -0.41% 0.47% 0.9% -0.95% -2.25%
  Silver USDCAD AUDJPY AUDUSD USDCHF PLT
  0.57%  1.4% 0.5% -0.38% 0.3% 1.2%
Swing trades follow up:
ASSET Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today

 

Intertek.uk 34.04 400 245 22/11 33.6  
Rolls Royce.uk  7.06 800 -137 16/11 6.6  
             
             
GBPUSD 2327 1 500 17.11 2360 New position
Agrekko.uk 10.7 400 171 3/8 10.7  
             
             
OPEN PROFIT     373$