EUR/USD edges a few pips higher towards the 200-DMA located at 1.1153 ahead of the German and Eurozone Preliminary Manufacturing and Services PMI reports. Better-than-expected German PMI is needed to avoid a bearish close.
GBP/USD sees a fresh leg higher in early European trading, as the bulls take out the 1.34 handle amid growing optimism over a speedy and soft Brexit. The focus remains on the UK Markit Preliminary PMIs ahead of BOE.
Gold is lacking a clear directional bias in Asia, having eked out its biggest weekly gain in nearly three months. The yellow metal is currently trading at $1,474 per Oz, representing little or no change on the day.
WTI is rapped in a rising wedge on the hourly chart. A break below $59.21 would confirm a wedge breakdown. A close above $59.81 would imply bullish continuation. WTI hit a high of $60.45 on Friday. That was the highest level since Sept. 17.