The new trading week starts positively for equities amid the latest news about the convergence of the positions of  US and China in the negotiations on trade issues.

Asian markets were mostly higher on Monday, with positive prospects coming from US-China trade talks boosting risk sentiment among investors.

After a rocky start of the year, the dollar has finally started to perform well.

USD dollar closes the week in a strong and stable position.

Cryptocurrencies

Over the past three days, the capitalization of the cryptocurrency market has fallen by more than $42 billion: from $412 billion to $369 billion.

Yesterday the continued growth of US bond yields led to mixed sentiment in the stock markets.

Asian equity markets were mostly mixed on Friday following a weak lead from Wall Street as uncertainty increased over US-China trade negotiation.

United States: A series of Federal Reserve speakers are due for the day, including FOMC Bostic at 16:15 GMT, Harker at 18:05 GMT and Kashkari at 21:30 GMT.

Two weeks after Saudi Arabia announcement, that the kingdom expects continued growth of the oil market at least to levels of $80 per barrel by the end of the year.