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%  

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE EUSXX600
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 Year 23.77% 20.69% 6.8% 20.33%

 

                                                                                 

                                                                                                 MARKET MOVERS  

BNP Paribas.fr 1.08% Uniliver.uk -2.87%
Deutsche Bank.de 1.55% Vivendi.fr       -2.19%
Nokia.fi 3.86% Siemens.de  -1.28%
NMC Health.uk 2.76% 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.  
Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
20.10.2017 0.24%  0.88% 0.25% -0.62% -0.71%  0.35%
 Dollar Index USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver Platinum
0.58% 0.88%  -0.84% 0.04%  1.18%   -1.4% -0.05%

 

Swing trades follow up –

Trade Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
     
NASDAQ 6108 6 20 29/9 6045 New position     
USDJPY 112.26 0.7 850 17/10 113.25 SL changed
OIL 52.29 5 390 17/10 51.5 Stopped out
DAX 11980 3 3530 29/8 12670    
EURJPY 133.67 0.7 130 20/10 133.45 New position     
 
OPEN PROFIT     4550$