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:  — 

 

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE
4.4.2017 0.21% 0.3% 0.54%
3 Months 25.8% 25.96% 27.82%
1 Year 10.76% 6.62% 12.81 %

 

 

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

Total.fr 1.67% Deutsche Bank.de -0.67%
LVMH.fr 1.05% VW.de -1.11%
Vivendi.fr 1.03% BMW.de -1.08%
Fresnillo.uk 2.77% 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.    

  

 

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
4.4.2017 -0.3% -0.2% -0.2% -0.01% 0.3% 1.5%
USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver PLT
0.06% -0.55%  -0.72% 0.22%  0.2% 0.5%

Swing trades follow up –

Asset Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
Veolia.fr 17.38 500 -101 31/3 16.85
Fiat.it 9.6 500 -106 4/4 10.05 New position
Silver 17.4 200 169 17/3 17.3
Gold 1200 25 1372 10/3 1244
Infineon.de 18.76 600 -12 27/3 18.43 Stopped out
Agrekko.uk 10.7 400 955 3/8 9.41
Peugeot.fr 18.87 500 202 31/3 19.2
JPN225 19523 100 591 3/3 19684
DAX 12326 4 110 31/3 12381
EURGBP 8522 0.7 470 3/4 8520
OPEN PROFIT     3555$