European Markets   

EU markets traded sideways for the third time in a row this week, ahead of the FOMC meeting minutes. Travel and leisure stocks were the best performing sector, up 1%. The EUSXX600 closed the day up 0.09%. EasyJet jumped on an analyst upgrade, up 3% on the day. UK GDP in the morning and OPEC meetings in the afternoon are the important news on the agenda Thursday.   

Earnings on the agenda Thursday morning:  

 

  

MarketsDAXCAC40FTSE
24.5.2017-0.13%-0.13%0.4%
3 Months28.89%31.25%30.42%
1 Year13.83%10.48%15.46%
    

 

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

BNP Paribas.fr1%Daimler.de-1.62%
Orange.fr0.77%Vivendi.fr       -1.25%
Tui.uk2.8%Smurfit.uk-1.12%
EasyJet.uk3.31%Rangold.uk-1.45%
    

  

Forex & Commodities markets

FX and Commodities markets traded mostly sideways in a narrow range for the third day in a row. Very little changed in the markets following the array of news caped by the FOMC meeting minutes, however OIL will be in focus heading into OPEC meetings today. UK GDP in the morning and OPEC meetings the afternoon are the important news on the agenda Thursday.

MarketGBPUSDUSDJPYEURJPYEURUSDGOLDOIL
24.5.20170.08%0.13%0.3%0.17% 0.25%-0.33%
 USDCHFAUDUSDAUDJPYUSDCADSilverPLT
 -0.1%0.03%0.1%-0.1%0.5% 0.2%

Swing trades follow up –

AssetEntry pricePositionOpen profitDate triggeredStop lossRemarks today
CAC4053475-1624/55310New position
EURJPY124.040.788019/5124.9SL changed
       
       
       
Agrekko.uk10.740010283/8/169 
AXA.fr24.814003468/525.2 
JPN2251952310011453/319684 
       
       
OPEN PROFIT  3340$