European Markets:    

European markets traded lower on profit taking, Catalan worries and a disappointing earnings batch from leaders across the continent. Food giant Uniliver disappointed with a weak earnings report that sent the stock to a 5.5% dive while WPP was 3% lower on a weak outlook following Q3 earnings report. All major sectors other than mining closed in the red led by food manufacturers and retail stocks.  

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE EUSXX600
19.10.2017  -0.42% -0.29% -0.26%

%%

 -0.39%
1 Month 5.56% 5.18% 1.98% 4.65%
1 Year 23.76% 20.61% 6.8% 20.23%

 

 

                                                                                 

                                                                                                 MARKET MOVERS  

ASML.ho 2.38% Adidas.de -1.92%
Rangold.uk 1.77% Deutsche Bank.de       -1.4%
Fresnillo.uk 1.21% WPP.uk  -2.98%
Smurfit.uk 3.61%  Uniliver.uk -5.49%
        SmithGroup.uk     -2.29%  

  

Forex & Commodities markets:  

The dollar closed the day near the flat line after a V-shape reversal late in the day on US markets strength that left the JPY a small winner on the day, which started with a sharp Yen move higher. Metals reversed on markets weakness early in the morning while OIL closed 1.3% lower on output concerns. CAD CPI and retail sales at 1:30 pm are the important news on the agenda Friday.

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
19.10.2017 -0.45%  -0.22% 0.14% 0.36%  0.38%  -1.3%
 Dollar Index USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver Platinum
-0.09% -0.52% 0.23% 0.01%   0.18% 1.3% 0.02%

 

Swing trades follow up –

Trade Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
     
NASDAQ 5950 6 820 29/9 6088 Stopped out      
USDJPY 112.26 0.7 590 17/10 112.25
OIL 52.29 5 295 17/10 52.6
DAX 11980 3 3575 29/8 12670    
EURGBP 8902 0.7 -480 18/10 8960 Stopped out
 
       
UK100 7200 3 1030 18/9 7460   Stopped out
OPEN PROFIT     4430$