European Markets:  

EU markets traded mostly sideways ahead of the important Trump Jinping meeting and the economic news coming out later in the week. The EUSXX600 closed higher 0.2%. Basic resources stocks led the markets on strength in Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton, gaining 1.5%. Banking, Autos and Retail stocks were again weak on the day, Deutsche Bank lost 0.7%. UK Services at 9:30 GMT is the important news on the agenda in the morning, then OIL inventories at 3:30 pm.   

Earnings on the agenda Wednesday morning:  — 

 

MarketsDAXCAC40FTSE
4.4.20170.21%0.3%0.54%
3 Months25.8%25.96%27.82%
1 Year10.76%6.62%12.81 %

 

 

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

Total.fr1.67%Deutsche Bank.de-0.67%
LVMH.fr1.05%VW.de-1.11%
Vivendi.fr1.03%BMW.de -1.08%
Fresnillo.uk2.77%Sainsbury.uk -2.2%
Rio Tinto.uk     2.45%          

 

Forex & Commodities markets

FX markets traded mostly sideways while metals gained moderately ahead of the big number Friday, sending gold to above 1260$ per ounce. OIL reversed again to the upside ahead of the inventories number today to close up more than 1.5%. UK Services at 9:30 GMT is the important news on the agenda in the morning, then OIL inventories at 3:30 pm.    

  

 

MarketGBPUSDUSDJPYEURJPYEURUSDGOLDOIL
4.4.2017-0.3%-0.2%-0.2%-0.01%0.3%1.5%
USDCHFAUDUSDAUDJPYUSDCADSilverPLT
0.06%-0.55% -0.72%0.22% 0.2%0.5%

Swing trades follow up –

AssetEntry pricePositionOpen profitDate triggeredStop lossRemarks today
Veolia.fr17.38500-10131/316.85
Fiat.it9.6500-1064/410.05New position
Silver17.420016917/317.3
Gold120025137210/31244
Infineon.de18.76600-1227/318.43Stopped out
Agrekko.uk10.74009553/89.41
Peugeot.fr18.8750020231/319.2
JPN225195231005913/319684
DAX12326411031/312381
EURGBP85220.74703/48520
OPEN PROFIT  3555$