European Markets   

EU markets traded lower Thursday however the futures point to a higher Friday open following the positive close of the US trading session. The EUSXX600 closed the day down 0.5%. All major European sectors and bourses traded lower and Fiat took another 3% dive following the new diesel gate investigation. There is no important news on the agenda Friday. 

Earnings on the agenda Friday morning:  

 

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE
18.5.2017 -0.33% -0.53% -0.89%
3 Months 28.47% 30.38% 29.37%
1 Year 13.41% 9.51% 14.41%
       

 

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

  Burberry.de 4.69% VW.de -1.6%
M&S.uk 1.89% BMW.de        -1.43%
Safran.fr 1.3% Danone.fr -2.8%
    Fiat.it -3%
    RDSA.uk -3.5%

  

Forex & Commodities markets

FX markets reversed after US investors put the White House issues behind them and drove markets and the dollar higher vs all majors. Metals sold off sharply as a result and the dollar index rebounded from 6 months lows. There is no important news on the agenda Friday.  

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
18.5.2017  -0.33% 0.6% -0.03% -0.62% -0.94% 0.75%
  USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver PLT
  0.27% -0.16% 0.46% 0.13% -1.85%  -1.44%

Swing trades follow up –

Asset Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
HSBC.uk 6.25 700 337 20/4 6.62 Stopped out   
CAC40 5441 5 775 8/5 5301 Stopped out   
USDCHF 0004 0.7 1289 15/5 9825   Stopped out   
USDDKK 7948 1 1373 15/5 7027 Stopped out   
DAX 12799 4 812 15/5 12671 SL changed
Agrekko.uk 10.7 400 1057 3/8/16 9  
AXA.fr 24.81 400 551 8/5 25.2  
JPN225 19523 100 1156 3/3 19684  
Silver 16.76 500 -90 16/5 16.48  
NASDAQ 5634 6 171 17/5 5606 Stopped out   
OPEN PROFIT     3400$