During the daily press briefing of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, it was announced that Mexico will receive 1.4 million doses of the vaccine by the end of January. Is that optimistic enough for the peso?
Digital coins are mixed
On Monday, major digital coins were generally intact, with minor price movements in both directions.
Eventually, Bitcoin managed to surge by 0.19% concluding the trading session at $3,930.3. The number one crypto asset is definitely braced for testing the $4,000 mark having recovered from a tumble to $3,700 the previous week.
Additionally, XRP surged by 0.10% reaching $0.31367.
As for Ethereum, the number two crypto asset decreased by 0.53% coming up with an outcome of $136.07. Litecoin dipped by 0.23% being worth 57.089, becoming the top crypto performer for the last seven days, with its 20.71% leap.
The crypto market capitalization kept soaring, surging to $135 billion, adding nearly $4 billion from the beginning of March.
Market participants noted that a crypto arm for financial services giant Fidelity, Fidelity Digital Asset Services went live. Undoubtedly, it has become the most crucial news in the crypto world on Monday.
Some financial analysts ascertain that institutional interest in digital coins was still high notwithstanding the bearish crypto market.
In addition to this, Mercado Bitcoin, a Brazil-based crypto exchange managed to win a case versus Banco Santander that was ordered by a Brazilian court to have up to $350,000 returned to the crypto exchange.
The financial institution had the crypto exchange’s account closed and also froze its funds, telling that its activities were violating its policies. However, the judge who oversaw the proceedings told even although crypto trading appears to be a risky undertaking, Brazil’s major bank hasn’t prohibited the buying and selling of crypto assets within the country’s borders.
As the ruling states, the bank needs to return the funds in addition to interest of 1% a month. Moreover, it should also deal with the legal expenses of the crypto exchange as well as legal fees amounting to 10% of the conviction’s value.
The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.
Joe Biden is going to unveil a Covid-19 relief package of about $2 trillion. After this announcement, the 10-year Treasury yield rose, adding support for the USD.
The US dollar’s weakness offered a boost to emerging-market currencies and oil.