Following up on Friday, Weak Data + Rising tensions in the Middle East + Korean Peninsula + Turkey + French Elections = Sell. Bears Won. So Monday, Indices were under pressure but vulnerable and advanced. London Session was on Easter Holiday but Tokyo Session traded with mixed sentiments earlier.
By the Wall Street Session, the Dollar eased against Euro as North Korea made an alleged failed missile test launch. Sterling advanced as the Greenback was on the downside from Trump’s Wall Street Journal comment about the Dollar getting too strong. China growth data supported the commodity-linked Canadian Dollar as it edged higher despite the Crude price slip. The Yen weakened against the Dollar Monday.