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: 

 

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE
20.7.2017 -0.04% -0.32% 0.77%
3 Months 29.29% 28.77% 30.17%
1 Year 12.34% 8.37% 15.21%

 

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

ASML.uk 1.77% Airbus.de -1.8%
Siemens.de 1.29%    Safran.fr       -1.52%
Bayer.de 0.81% Schneider Electric.fr -1.26%
Ashtead.uk 3.07% EasyJet.uk -5.92%
NEXT.uk 2.8% 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.    

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
20.7.2017 -0.34% -0.02% 0.93%  0.92%  0.1% -0.7%
USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver Copper
-0.4% 0.06% 0.07% -0.2% 0.01%  0.15%

Swing trades follow up –

Trade Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
AUDCAD 0018 0.7 -215 18/7 9980 Stopped out
DAX 12425 4 146 17/7 12350
EURNOK 3616 0.5 -35 20/7 3500 New position
GBPCAD 6372 0.5 145 20/7 6390 New position
     
     
     
JPN225 19523 100 1179 3/3 19684
     
     
OPEN PROFIT     1350$