The dollar index traded lower after US President Trump decision to cancel the North Korea nuclear summit. Investors responded with a swift move into safe heavens, sending the JPY sharply higher versus majors and Gold crossed the 1300$ level to close at 1303$ per ounce. Global markets responded with a sharp selloff however the US markets managed to close near the flat line, signaling a relief for EU markets this morning. OIL traded sharply lower on speculations that OPEC will increase its output to compensate for Iran and Venezuela sanctions.

UK GDP estimate at 9:30 am and US Durable Goods Orders at 1:30 pm are the important news on the agenda Friday. FX and Futures class 3/3 today at 3:30 pm US.

 

MarketGBPUSDUSDJPYEURJPYEURUSDGOLDOIL
24.5.20180.08%-0.81%-0.86%-0.06%1.12%-1.63%
USDMXNUSDCHFAUDUSDAUDJPYUSDCADSilverPlatinum
-0.41%-0.25%0.05%-0.36%0.33%1.71%1.08%
Dollar IndexDAXFTSE100CAC40EURSXX50NIKKEI225CSI300
-0.27%-0.94%-0.92%-0.31%-0.57%0.07%0.06%
1 YEAR1.85%2.65%3.96%-1.75%13.34%9.88%

                       

                        

Swing trades follow up  

TradeEntry pricePositionOpen profitDate triggeredStop lossRemarks today
S&P50027142041023/52700 
GBPUSD33850.7-16024/53350New position
DAX1275435003/512754 
       
OPEN PROFIT  $750