European Markets    

EU markets traded higher earlier in the session then turned red on euro strength following ECB President Draghi hawkish tone, pointing to winding down the quantitative easing program for the fall. The EUSXX600 closed lower 0.38%. The fall of the sterling helped the FTSE gain for the day while all other major bourses closed in the red. There is no important news on the agenda Friday morning. 

Earnings on the agenda Friday morning: 

 

MarketsDAXCAC40FTSE
20.7.2017-0.04%-0.32%0.77%
3 Months29.29%28.77%30.17%
1 Year12.34%8.37%15.21%

 

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

ASML.uk1.77%Airbus.de-1.8%
Siemens.de1.29%   Safran.fr      -1.52%
Bayer.de0.81%Schneider Electric.fr-1.26%
Ashtead.uk3.07%EasyJet.uk-5.92%
NEXT.uk2.8%Shire.uk-1.98%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forex & Commodities markets

The dollar at two year lows vs the euro was the big headline following the ECB press conference and the hawkish speech by ECB President Draghi. The Euro gained across the board while the dollar troubles continued into the Asian session. There is no important news on the agenda Friday morning, CAD retail sales are the important news in the afternoon.    

MarketGBPUSDUSDJPYEURJPYEURUSDGOLDOIL
20.7.2017-0.34%-0.02%0.93% 0.92% 0.1%-0.7%
USDCHFAUDUSDAUDJPYUSDCADSilverCopper
-0.4%0.06%0.07%-0.2%0.01% 0.15%

Swing trades follow up –

TradeEntry pricePositionOpen profitDate triggeredStop lossRemarks today
AUDCAD00180.7-21518/79980Stopped out
DAX12425414617/712350
EURNOK36160.5-3520/73500New position
GBPCAD63720.514520/76390New position
   
   
   
JPN2251952310011793/319684
   
   
OPEN PROFIT  1350$