The Pound came under pressure overnight amid renewed speculations about another Scottish independence referendum. GBP/USD started the new trading week around 1.2460 and fell to a low of 1.2390 ahead of the Tokyo open. The pair later recovered to 1.2430.
Other than that, the US Dollar had a rather mixed performance. The Australian Dollar was the strongest overnight, despite the risk-off sentiment in equity markets. AUD/USD rose from 0.7665 at the open to a high of 0.7705. Meanwhile, EUR/USD began the trading week at 1.0555 and rallied to 1.0575 later in the session.
USD/JPY came under pressure along with the Nikkei and fell to 111.90. However, the pair managed to recover to 112.30. Resistance is now seen at 112.55 and 112.90.
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