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.

   

MarketsDAXCAC40FTSE
2.5.20170.56%0.7%0.64%
3 Months27.68%30.08%26.89%
1 Year12.64%10.74%11.88%
    

 

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

SG.fr2.16%Dpost.de-2.5%
Safran.fr1.74%  Bayer.de    -2.33%
BNP Paribas.fr1.53%Fresnillo.uk-2.82%
 AXA.fr 1.65%  Antofagasta.uk  -3.52%   
Intertek.uk3.3%    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

MarketGBPUSDUSDJPYEURJPYEURUSDGOLDOIL
2.5.20170.33% 0.15%0.41%0.23%0.1% -2.76%
 USDCHFAUDUSDAUDJPYUSDCADSilverPLT
  -0.4%0.07%0.2%0.34%-0.1%-0.65%

Swing trades follow up –

AssetEntry pricePositionOpen profitDate triggeredStop lossRemarks today
HSBC.uk6.2570011720/45.95 
EURCHF08500.77326/40875 
OIL49.50.680428/449.51SL changed
EURGBP84411-22428/48423Stopped out
GOLD125325-472/51257New position
Agrekko.uk10.74009773/89.41 
       
JPN2251952310011533/319684 
DAX124813-12024/412540 
       
OPEN PROFIT  2752$