European Markets:    

European markets traded sideways ignoring the Catalan crisis and closed the week on a flat note. Financials saved the day for the markets, up one percent on the day and offsetting weakness in Autos and mining sectors. Nokia was Fridays best performer while mining stocks turned sharply lower and food giant Uniliver completed an 8% dive over the last two trading day, the EUSXX50 closed the week lower 0.4%  

MarketsDAXCAC40FTSEEUSXX600
20.10.2017 0.01%0.08%0%

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 0.11%
1 Month 5.57%5.26%1.98%4.75%
1 Year23.77%20.69%6.8%20.33%

 

                                                                                 

                                                                                                 MARKET MOVERS  

BNP Paribas.fr1.08%Uniliver.uk-2.87%
Deutsche Bank.de1.55%Vivendi.fr      -2.19%
Nokia.fi3.86%Siemens.de  -1.28%
NMC Health.uk2.76%Fresnillo.uk -3.6%
      Shire.uk    -1.89%  

  

Forex & Commodities markets:  

  • The dollar closed sharply higher Friday after the Senate approved the tax reforms proposed by president Trump. The dollar gained vs all majors and was higher near one percent vs emerging markets currencies and vs metals which saw a v-shape reversal on yesterdays price action. OIL was higher on tightening supplies over Kurdish Iraq geopolitical issues and solid demand. There is no important news on the agenda Monday.  
MarketGBPUSDUSDJPYEURJPYEURUSDGOLDOIL
20.10.20170.24% 0.88%0.25%-0.62%-0.71% 0.35%
 Dollar IndexUSDCHFAUDUSDAUDJPYUSDCADSilverPlatinum
0.58%0.88% -0.84%0.04% 1.18%  -1.4%-0.05%

 

Swing trades follow up –

TradeEntry pricePositionOpen profitDate triggeredStop lossRemarks today
   
NASDAQ610862029/96045New position     
USDJPY112.260.785017/10113.25SL changed
OIL52.29539017/1051.5Stopped out
DAX119803353029/812670   
EURJPY133.670.713020/10133.45New position     
 
OPEN PROFIT  4550$