European markets 

EU markets traded sideways to open the trading week. With no news on the agenda the indices traded in very narrow ranges and closed the trading day mixed. Lower volumes were expected as we approach the holiday season. Banking and Basic resources stocks were the weakest sectors, Deutsche Bank dropped 4% after being fined for dark pools private trading. There is no important news on the agenda Tuesday morning.  
Earnings on the agenda Tuesday morning:  Carnival.uk

FTSECAC40DAXMarkets
0.08%-0.22%0.2%19/12/2016
22.99%19.91%20.6%3 months
10%0.44%2.63%1 YEAR

                     MAJOR MOVERS  

-4.47% Deutsche Bank.de1.87% VW.de
-1.45%Airbus.de2.11%Uniliver.uk
-2.22%  Astra Zeneca.uk  
-4.78%Ashtead.uk 

Forex & Commodities markets

The AUD was the big loser in the FX markets Monday, as all other majors traded mixed to open the week heading into the low volume holiday season. The yen reversed from year lows vs the dollar as investors took some profits of the table after the 12% run since the Trump election. There is no important news on the agenda Tuesday morning.  

OILGOLDEURUSDEURJPYUSDJPYGBPUSDMarket
0.12%0.23%-0.42%-0.8%-0.52%-0.72%19/12/2016
PLTSilverUSDCADAUDJPYAUDUSDUSDCHF 
-1.8% -1.23% 0.58%-0.98%-0.85% 0.13%

SWING Trades Follow up

Remarks todayStop lossDate triggeredOpen profitPositionEntry priceASSET
 Stopped out7.459/11209-8007.7Commerzbank.de
 41.239/1191050041.58Astrazeneka.uk
 690814/11-15466960UK100
New position731019/1124017280AUDUSD
  Stopped out17.515/11-20470017.78Deutsche Bank.de
 10.73/865940010.7Agrekko.uk
 114515/12 115301140GOLD
 Stopped out840615/1169818350EURGBP
   1760$  OPEN PROFIT