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00:01 United Kingdom RICS House Price Balance October -24%
00:30 Australia Trade Balance September 2.56
00:30 Australia National Australia Bank's Business Confidence October 2
The euro fell for a third day before Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi faces a budget vote amid pressure to quit and a surge in borrowing costs, stoking concern the region’s debt crisis is spreading.
The dollar and yen advanced as Asian stocks dropped for a second day, increasing demand for haven assets.
The franc reached its lowest level in almost three weeks against the euro on speculation the Swiss National Bank will weaken its currency to support growth.
Australia’s dollar fell for a third day against the yen after data showed the nation’s trade surplus narrowed more than economists forecast, exports exceeded imports by A$2.56 billion ($2.64 billion), from a revised A$2.95 billion surplus in August.
Canada’s dollar rose against all of its 16 most-traded counterparts as crude oil, the nation’s largest export, touched the highest level in three months.
EUR/USD: on Asian session the pair fell.
GBP/USD: on Asian session the pair decreased.
USD/JPY: on Asian session the pair holds in range Y78.05-Y78.20.
European data for Tuesday starts at 0700GMT with the German trade balance for September, which is followed by France foreign trade data at 0745GMT. At 0940GMT, Swiss National Bank SNB Board member Thomas Jordan delivers a speech on government debt and monetary policy. Later, at 1900GMT, ECB Executive Board member Juergen Stark delivers a speech at a conference on "the ESRB at 1", in Berlin. UK data includes Manufacturing Output and Industrial Production for September, at 0930GMT. US data starts at 1245GMT with the weekly ICSC-Goldman Store Sales. US data continues at 1355GMT with the weekly Redbook Average and then at 1500GMT with the IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index. At 1800GMT, Minneapolis Fed President Narayana Kocherlakota delivers a speech to the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook Seminar in Sioux Falls.
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