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:  

 

  

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE
24.5.2017 -0.13% -0.13% 0.4%
3 Months 28.89% 31.25% 30.42%
1 Year 13.83% 10.48% 15.46%
       

 

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

BNP Paribas.fr 1% Daimler.de -1.62%
Orange.fr 0.77% Vivendi.fr        -1.25%
Tui.uk 2.8% Smurfit.uk -1.12%
EasyJet.uk 3.31% 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.

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
24.5.2017 0.08% 0.13% 0.3% 0.17%  0.25% -0.33%
  USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver PLT
  -0.1% 0.03% 0.1% -0.1% 0.5%  0.2%

Swing trades follow up –

Asset Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
CAC40 5347 5 -16 24/5 5310 New position
EURJPY 124.04 0.7 880 19/5 124.9 SL changed
             
             
             
Agrekko.uk 10.7 400 1028 3/8/16 9  
AXA.fr 24.81 400 346 8/5 25.2  
JPN225 19523 100 1145 3/3 19684  
             
             
OPEN PROFIT     3340$