Bitcoin prices are trading sharply higher Monday after a credit scare on a major cryptocurrency exchange created a rush for the No. 1 digital currency.
The dollar and global stock markets were also pressured by tensions between Saudi Arabia and the West, along with concerns such as the U.S.-China trade war and rising oil prices. The Mexican peso strengthened for a third straight day ahead of minutes of the central bank's October meeting expected on Thursday. However, "volatility is expected to continue in the short term" for Mexico's peso "as investors adjust their portfolios to incorporate a picture of higher yields of U.S. bonds, in a stock market with relatively high valuations," analysts at Santander said in a note.
Geopolitical noise is the focus of foreign exchange investors on Monday, leaving havens like Japan’s yen and Switzerland’s franc among the best performers, while the U.S. dollar struggles.
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Based on the early price action, the direction of December Comex Gold the rest of the session is likely to be determined by trader reaction to the short-term Fibonacci level at $1235.80.
Based on the current price at 1.1595, the direction of the EUR/USD is likely to be determined by trader reaction to the uptrending Gann angle at 1.1592. Some may argue that the EUR/USD has been forming a support base the entire month. If this is the case then buyers are likely to go after 1.1669. This is a potential breakout level.
The EUR/USD has formed an ascending trend line that is holding the trend in place. The POC zone 1.1560-70 could show fresh buyers for the pair.
The gold prices were sideways during the Friday’s session as the $1220 level offering a strong support. The silver market initially rallied during the Friday’s session but found $14.70 level too resistive to pull back slightly. A break above $14.80 level will send the silver prices towards the $15 level and higher.
Global stocks trade lower at the beginning of the week on several international issues – rising bond yields, trade war, Italy and geopolitical tensions all weigh on the markets.
The 1.15 level is a strong psychological support underneath and will attract a lot of value traders to send this market higher towards the 1.16 level. The Italian debt crisis is still affecting to Euro to break lower which is expected to take time to settle down and 1.1450 level underneath is acting a floor of this market.
The pound has managed to hold on to the 1.30 region despite some weakness following some roadblocks in the Brexit process
After trading inside a $1221.40 to $1167.10 range since the week-ending August 17, the market appears to be ready to launch an even higher move if it can maintain support over $1221.40. The weekly chart indicates there is room to rally to $1277.60 before buyers encounter any serious resistance.