European Markets:    

European markets traded in narrow ranges opening the week on a flat note, all major sectors other than basic resources and health care traded flat while utilities lagged. The DAX traded again over the 13,000 level yet did not managed to close above it while the FTSE closed lower on the day. Spain markets was again the weakest EU market after yet another setback in the Catalan crisis, closing lower 0.8% on the day.

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE EUSXX600
16.10.2017 0.09%  0.21% -0.11%

%%

 0.01%
1 Month 5.67% 5.08% 2.02% 5.01%
1 Year 23.87% 20.51% 6.84% 20.59%

                                                                               

                                                                                                 MARKET MOVERS  

Sanofi.fr 1.12% Telefonica.sp -1.75%
Bayer.de 1.23% BBVA.sp       -1.75%
Fresenius.de 0.94% CRH.uk  -0.87%
Antofagasta.uk 1.87% Bunzl.uk -2.89%
Shire.uk   1.88%   Fresnillo.uk     -2.18%

 

Forex & Commodities markets:  

The dollar index was higher across the board Monday, sending metals sharply lower and following the trend set after the CPI number released Friday. Gold traded under 1920$ per ounce while all other metals sold heavily. The sterling will be in focus Tuesday – UK CPI and BOE Carney speech are the important news on the agenda Tuesday morning.  

  

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
16.10.2017  -0.35%  0.4%  0.07% -0.3% -0.9%  0.8%
 Dollar Index USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver Platinum
0.31% 0.16%  -0.55%  0.01%  0.6%   -1.35% -1.85%

 

Swing trades follow up –

Trade Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
     
NASDAQ 5950 6 1010 29/9 6040      
       
       
DAX 11980 3 3570 29/8 12670    
GBPUSD 3285 0.7 -370 13/10 3240 Stopped out
Platinum 933 30 -6 11/10 924 Stopped out
EURGBP 8880 0.7 -135 15/10 8900 Stopped out
UK100 7200 3 1210 18/9 7150
OPEN PROFIT     5800$