European Markets:  

EU markets traded lower Friday on weakness from most major sectors other than Basic resources. The EUSXX600 closed the day down 0.18%, however was up 2.36% on the week on the French Election results. EU markets will open the trading week after the May 1 vacation following the positive close in the US on one hand and negative China Manufacturing data on the other hand. UK manufacturing at 9:30 am is the important news on the agenda Tuesday. 

Earnings on the agenda Tuesday morning:  —

 

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE
28.4.2017 -0.05% -0.08% -0.46%
3 Months 27.12% 29.38% 26.25%
1 Year 12.08% 10.04% 11.24%
       

  

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

Dpost.de 1.82% Orange.fr -2.34%
Bayer.de 0.84%   Vivendi.fr     -1.99%
Societe General.fr 0.86% Loreal.fr -1.59%
 Antofagasta.uk  2.38%   Hargreaves.uk   -1.99%   
         

  

Forex & Commodities markets

FX markets traded mostly sideways Friday ahead of the May 1 long weekend vacation. OIL and Metals also moved mostly sideways in a low volume little action trading day. UK manufacturing at 9:30 am is the important news on the agenda Tuesday morning.    

 

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
28.4.2017 0.36%  0.12% 0.34% 0.23% 0.21%  0.36%
  USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver PLT
   -0.02% 0.34% 0.47% 0.25% -0.41% -0.04%

Swing trades follow up –

Asset Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
HSBC.uk 6.25 700 99 20/4 5.95  
EURCHF 0850 0.7 -118 26/4 0875  
OIL 49.5 0.6 348 28/4 50.05 New position
EURGBP 8441 1 234 28/4 8423 New position
             
Agrekko.uk 10.7 400 913 3/8 9.41  
             
JPN225 19523 100 1153 3/3 19684  
DAX 12481 3 167 24/4 12540  
             
OPEN PROFIT     2742$