European Markets:  

FOMC meeting DAY

EU markets traded higher to open the trading week on a positive note. The EUSXX600 closed the day up 0.75%. All major sectors other than Basic resources closed in the green led by Retail and Industrials stocks. UK construction at 9:30 am, then OIL inventories at 3:30 pm and the FOMC meeting at 7 pm are the important news on the agenda Wednesday. 

Earnings on the agenda Wednesday morning:  Osram.de, DLPH.uk, Criteo.fr.

   

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE
2.5.2017 0.56% 0.7% 0.64%
3 Months 27.68% 30.08% 26.89%
1 Year 12.64% 10.74% 11.88%
       

 

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

SG.fr 2.16% Dpost.de -2.5%
Safran.fr 1.74%   Bayer.de     -2.33%
BNP Paribas.fr 1.53% Fresnillo.uk -2.82%
 AXA.fr  1.65%   Antofagasta.uk   -3.52%   
Intertek.uk 3.3%      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forex & Commodities markets

FX markets traded mostly sideways Tuesday ahead of the FOMC meeting tonight. OIL was the only mover in the markets dropping more than 2.5% ahead of the Inventories number today, after a US report showing a drop in US stocks. UK construction at 9:30 am, then OIL inventories at 3:30 pm and the FOMC meeting at 7 pm are the important news on the agenda Wednesday.

 

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
2.5.2017 0.33%  0.15% 0.41% 0.23% 0.1%  -2.76%
  USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver PLT
   -0.4% 0.07% 0.2% 0.34% -0.1% -0.65%

Swing trades follow up –

Asset Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
HSBC.uk 6.25 700 117 20/4 5.95  
EURCHF 0850 0.7 73 26/4 0875  
OIL 49.5 0.6 804 28/4 49.51 SL changed
EURGBP 8441 1 -224 28/4 8423 Stopped out
GOLD 1253 25 -47 2/5 1257 New position
Agrekko.uk 10.7 400 977 3/8 9.41  
             
JPN225 19523 100 1153 3/3 19684  
DAX 12481 3 -120 24/4 12540  
             
OPEN PROFIT     2752$