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.  

MarketsDAXCAC40FTSEEUSXX600
19.10.2017 -0.42%-0.29%-0.26%

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 -0.39%
1 Month 5.56%5.18%1.98%4.65%
1 Year23.76%20.61%6.8%20.23%

 

 

                                                                                 

                                                                                                 MARKET MOVERS  

ASML.ho2.38%Adidas.de-1.92%
Rangold.uk1.77%Deutsche Bank.de      -1.4%
Fresnillo.uk1.21%WPP.uk  -2.98%
Smurfit.uk3.61% 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.

MarketGBPUSDUSDJPYEURJPYEURUSDGOLDOIL
19.10.2017-0.45% -0.22%0.14%0.36% 0.38% -1.3%
 Dollar IndexUSDCHFAUDUSDAUDJPYUSDCADSilverPlatinum
-0.09%-0.52%0.23%0.01%  0.18%1.3%0.02%

 

Swing trades follow up –

TradeEntry pricePositionOpen profitDate triggeredStop lossRemarks today
   
NASDAQ5950682029/96088Stopped out      
USDJPY112.260.759017/10112.25
OIL52.29529517/1052.6
DAX119803357529/812670   
EURGBP89020.7-48018/108960Stopped out
 
    
UK10072003103018/97460  Stopped out
OPEN PROFIT  4430$