European Markets    

European markets traded in narrow ranges yet managed another positive close as most major sectors traded in positive territory. German markets were closed for a national holiday and all EU markets other then the Spanish markets closed in the green. Basic resources and Industrials were the leading sectors while health care stocks lagged the markets.  

Markets DAX CAC40 FTSE EUSXX600
3.10.2017 0.32% 0.39% 0.15%
1 Month 5.94% 5.09% 0.81% 4.65%
1 Year 20.93% 19.58% 7.95% 18.42%

                                                                                 

                                                                                                 MARKET MOVERS  

Airbus.de 1.3% AdmiralGroup.uk -2.73%
Ferguson.uk 4.03% WPP.uk       -2.08%
Ashtead.uk 3.29% Shire.uk  -1.46%
Anglo American.uk 2.46%    
        

 

Forex & Commodities markets  

The dollar index was flat as most majors traded in narrow ranges ahead of the big news day today and heading into non-farm payrolls numbers Friday. Metals traded sideways as well and OIL was lower ahead of the inventories number today. UK services PMI at 9:30 am, ADP non-farm employment, OIL inventories and two very important speeches, one from Fed chairman Yellen and another from ECB president Draghi are the important news on the agenda Wednesday. 

  

  

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
3.10.2017 -0.23% 0.1% 0.24% 0.15% -0.17%  -4%
 Dollar Index USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver Platinum
 0.01%  -0.1% 0.13% 0.22%  -0.15%   0.08% -0.17%

 

Swing trades follow up –

Trade Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
NASDAQ 5875 8 960 25/9 5930    
NASDAQ 5950 6 270 29/9 5930    
USDNOK 9214 0.7 450 28/9 9895 Stopped out  
GOLD 1272 25 -140 2/10 1278
DAX 11980 3 3250 29/8 12670    
EURUSD 1774 0.7 -30 4/10 1750 New position
       
     
UK100 7200 3 885 18/9 7150
OPEN PROFIT     5100$