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00:30 Australia Home Loans August -0.7% +1.4% +1.8%
00:30 Australia New Motor Vehicle Sales (MoM) September +4.3% +4.7%
00:30 Australia New Motor Vehicle Sales (YoY) September +6.4% +14.4%
01:30 China CPI y/y September +2.0% +1.9% +1.9%
01:30 China PPI y/y September -3.5% -3.4% -3.6%
04:30 Japan Industrial Production (MoM) (finally) August -1.3% -1.3% -1.6%
04:30 Japan Industrial Production (YoY) (finally) August -4.3% -4.6%
07:15 Switzerland Producer & Import Prices, m/m September +0.5% +0.3% +0.3%
07:15 Switzerland Producer & Import Prices, y/y September -0.1% +0.1% +0.3%
The euro rose against the dollar ahead of key events for the European market, which is expected this week. Investors also continue to focus on the Spanish crisis. The single currency rose to $ 1.2980 ahead of the EU summit, which will take place on Thursday, and the auction of Spanish bonds at the end of the week and the local Spanish elections on Sunday.
Risk appetite remains weak despite positive signs of economic recovery in China, after the People's Bank of China published data on the trade at the weekend, which recorded a growth of exports to the U.S., Japan, and Asia.
The Australian dollar traded higher against the U.S. currency on the eve of publication of minutes of meeting of the Reserve Bank of Australia, which will be presented tomorrow. Yen weakened for a third day against the dollar and the euro in the run-up report from the U.S., which should clarify the situation with the level of retail sales, which is expected to have increased in September. Against this background, there was a decrease in demand for the Japanese currency safe.
The yen fell against all but one of its 16 major counterparts as European stocks rose, boosting investor appetite for higher-yielding assets.
The euro strengthened to one-week high against the yen after German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said the Greek sovereign debt default will not.
The pound fell against the euro on expectations that inflation in the UK slowed in the last month. The annual rate of inflation in the UK is forecast down to 2.2% in September from 2.5% in August. But is it really so we will know tomorrow after the publication of official data.
EUR/USD: pair rose to a new intraday high of $ 1.2980
GBP/USD: pair rose to $ 1.6078, approaching to the maximum of the day, and then decreased slightly
USD/JPY: the pair grown to Y78.88, while setting a new high
At 12:30 GMT the U.S. will be published data on Retail Sales, Retail Sales excluding auto sales, the change in volume of retail trade sales, excluding cars and fuel for September. At the same time released Empire Manufacturing production index for October. At 13:00 GMT, Canada declared the change in our sales in the secondary market in September. At 14:00 GMT the U.S. are data on changes in stocks in commercial warehouses for August. At 14:30 GMT in Canada will be presented to the expectations of the indicator in the credit and financial institutions, according to the Bank of Canada and the light of the expected growth in trade (Review sentiment in the business environment, the Bank of Canada) for the third quarter. Finish the day at 21:45 GMT New Zealand data on the consumer price index for the third quarter
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