European Markets:  

EU markets traded sharply lower following the weak open in the US markets, weakness in the Basic Resources sector, down more than 2.8% on the day, and health care stocks. Mining giants Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton closed down more than 4% on the day. OIL Inventories at 3:30 pm is the important news on the agenda Wednesday.

 

Earnings on the agenda Wednesday morning:  Kuka.de, Norma.de.

 

MarketsDAXCAC40FTSE
21.3.2017-0.75%-0.19%-0.69%
3 Months23.16%24.09%28.58%
1 Year8.12%4.74%13.57 %
    

 

 

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

Socite General.fr1.64%Fresenius.de-3.4%
BNP Paribas.fr1.02%VW.de-2.01%
Vinci.fr 0.7% Rio Tinto.uk  -4.12%  
   BHP Billiton.uk-3.97%   
               

 

Forex & Commodities markets

The dollar weakness took again center stage for the FX markets, erasing all gains following the Trump election. The sterling was up vs all majors on the higher than expected UK CPI number, while the AUD sold off on miners weakness. Gold closed above the 1240$ per ounce level. OIL Inventories at 3:30 pm is the important news on the agenda Wednesday.  

 

MarketGBPUSDUSDJPYEURJPYEURUSDGOLDOIL
21.3.20171%-0.6%0.01%0.58%0.88% -1.7%
 USDCHFAUDUSDAUDJPYUSDCADSilverPLT
 -0.41%-0.4%-0.98%-0.05%0.73%0.1%

Swing trades follow up –

AssetEntry pricePositionOpen profitDate triggeredStop lossRemarks today
BMW.de82.24300-12420/381.9Stopped out
Tui.de13.6950041015/213.91 
Silver17.42002417/317.3 
Gold120025113110/31223SL changed
Aviva.uk5.44600-609/35.25 
Agrekko.uk10.74007483/89.41 
       
JPN225195231004153/319684 
Platinum9592022017/3951 
USDJPY115.240.5156210/3112.96SL changed
OPEN PROFIT  4400$