February 8, 2018.

The dollar index traded sharply higher versus majors as investors lost appetite for riskier currencies and moved into the dollar and the Yen on the back of global markets recent turmoil. Metals turned lower as well with Gold trading at below the 1315$ per ounce level, a four percent pullback from 1365$ January highs. OIL moved lower as well closing .5% lower on a soaring US output that treats to undermine the OPEC agenda of decreased outputs for 2018. The sterling will be in focus today with the release of BOE rate decision at noon.

BOE rate decision at 12:00 is the important news on the agenda Thursday.

 

MarketGBPUSDUSDJPYEURJPYEURUSDGOLDOIL
7.2.2018-0.55%0.01%-0.86%-0.82%-0.96%-2.45%
USDMXNUSDCHFAUDUSDAUDJPYUSDCADSilverPlatinum
 0.65%0.8%-1.04%-1.06%0.61%-1.78%-1.2%
Dollar IndexDAXFTSE100CAC40EURSXX50NIKKEI225CSI300
0.8% 1.6%1.93%1.82%1.76%1.13%-0.95%
1 YEAR9.01%1.3%10.55%6.76%15.17%18.58%

               

                    

Swing trades follow up  

TradeEntry pricePositionOpen profitDate triggeredStop lossRemarks today
USDCAD54680.72207/25430New position
GBPUSD39600.7-2226/23930Stopped out
AUDNZD08370.7-465/20878Stopped out
DAX125703-2506/212300 
NASDAQ65976-2406/26470 
       
       
       
OPEN PROFIT  $-260