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Economic calendar (GMT0):
(Time/ Region/ Event/ Period/ Previous/ Forecast/ Actual
00:05 U.S. FOMC Member Mester Speaks
00:30 Australia RBA Monetary Policy Statement
06:45 Switzerland Unemployment Rate October 3.2% 3.2% 3.2%
07:00 Germany Current Account September 10.3 22.3
07:00 Germany Industrial Production s.a. (MoM) September -4.0% +2.1% +1.4%
07:00 Germany Industrial Production (YoY) September -2.8% -0.1%
07:00 Germany Trade Balance September 17.5 18.3 18.5
The U.S. dollar traded stronger against its major peers. Investors are awaiting U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls as employment rates are projected to go up which could lead to further speculation the FED is going to increase interest rates in the future. The euro traded at USD1.2363 near its two-year low after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is expected to take more easing steps to help economic growth in the euro zone leaving interest rates at the current record-low level of 0.05%. As long as there is a risk of ECB additional easing the euro will be under pressure.
The New Zealand dollar currently trading at USD0.7686 continued to fall after breaching the important support level of USD0.7700
The Australian dollar reached new record lows since 2010 against the U.S. dollar as the Australian Central Bank forecasts weak domestic growth.
The Japanese yen currently trading at USD115.17 close to its new record-low of USD115.51 after the BoJ’s economic stimulus from last week.
EUR/USD: the currency pair declined to USD1.2381
USD/JPY: the U.S. dollar appreciated against the Japanese yen and is currently trading at Y115.29
GPB/USD: the currency pair decreased to USD1.5832
The most important news that are expected (GMT0):
07:45 France Trade Balance, bln September -5.8 -5.2
07:45 France Industrial Production, m/m September 0.0% -0.1%
07:45 France Industrial Production, y/y September -0.3%
08:00 Switzerland Foreign Currency Reserves October 462.2
08:15 Switzerland Retail Sales Y/Y September +1.9% +2.2%
09:30 United Kingdom Trade in goods September -9.1 -9.4
10:00 Eurozone ECOFIN Meetings
13:30 Canada Employment October 74.1 0.4
13:30 Canada Unemployment rate October 6.8% 6.8%
13:30 U.S. Average hourly earnings October 0.0% +0.2%
13:30 U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls October 248 229
13:30 U.S. Unemployment Rate October 5.9% 5.9%
19:00 U.S. Consumer Credit September 13.5 16.6
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