October 19, 2018. The dollar traded higher versus major as FX markets trade another round of run to safety following another red day in global equity markets. The dollar index gained more than 1% over the last 24 hours ad investors flee from riskier assets to the JPY, CHF and USD. Global equity markets traded lower across the board led by US technology stocks as investors fear the hawkish FED minutes and following the first set of earnings that failed to impress investors. Metals traded mostly sideways despite a stronger dollar on a move to safety while Oil went thru another round of selling to close at 68.7$ per barrel, down 4% over the last 24 hours of trading on demand concerns and following the higher than expected growth in US stockpiles yesterday.

CAD CPI at 1:30 pm is the important news on the agenda Friday.

 

MarketGBPUSDUSDJPYEURJPYEURUSDGOLDOIL
18.10.18-0.71%-0.43%-0.81%-0.38%0.14%-1.53%
USDMXNUSDCHFAUDUSDAUDJPYUSDCADSilverPlatinum
1.47%0.06%-0.1%-0.52%0.48%-0.46%-0.21%
Dollar IndexDAXFTSE100CAC40EURSXX50NIKKEI225CSI300
0.38%-1.07%-0.39%-0.55%-0.97%-0.61%2.71%
1 YEAR-10.78%-6.59%-4.68%-10.84%4.94%-20.46%

 

Swing trades follow up 

TradeEntry pricePositionOpen profitDate triggeredStop lossRemarks today
OIL71.946175010/1069.74SL changed
USDMXN18.780.7116016/1019.05SL changed
     
OPEN PROFIT  $2910