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00:00 China Bank holiday -
01:00 China Manufacturing PMI September 49.2 50.0 49.8
07:15 Switzerland Retail Sales Y/Y August +3.2% +4.1% +3.5%
07:30 Switzerland Manufacturing PMI September 46.7 47.6 43.6
07:50 France Manufacturing PMI (finally) September 42.6 42.6 42.7
07:55 Germany Manufacturing PMI (finally) September 47.3 47.3 47.4
08:00 Eurozone Manufacturing PMI (finally) September 46.0 46.0 46.1
08:30 United Kingdom Purchasing Manager Index Manufacturing September 49.5 49.5 48.4
08:30 United Kingdom Net Lending to Individuals, bln August 0.9 0.7 -0.3
08:30 United Kingdom Mortgage Approvals August 47.3 49.3 47.7
09:00 Eurozone Unemployment Rate August 11.3% 11.4% 11.4%
The euro rose to a three-week low against the dollar as the fact that the results of stress tests of the banking system in Spain will build the confidence, and increased confidence that the debt crisis in the eurozone is close to resolution.
The single currency strengthened against all but one of its 16 major counterparts after ratings agency Moody said that the recapitalization of banks in Spain is positive for the country's credit rating.
The euro rose even after data showed that business activity in the manufacturing sector continued to decline in September, and the unemployment rate reached its highest level in history.
Sensor output based on a survey of purchasing managers was 46.1, higher than the initial estimate of 46. Unemployment was 11.4% in August, unchanged compared with June and July.
Pound weakened as a report showed that UK manufacturing index fell in September more than economists forecast.
Sterling fell to $ 1.6139 after reaching a high of $ 1.6109, which is the lowest level since September 13.
The dollar index, which is used to track the value of the dollar against six currencies, fell 0.1% to 79.820.
The Australian dollar touched its lowest level in a year against the New Zealand dollar in anticipation of tomorrow's meeting of the RBNZ.
EUR / USD: during the European session, the pair rose sharply, peaking at $ 1.2910
GBP / USD: pair dropped to $ 1.6107, but then recovered to $ 1.6166, and is now trading at a value of $ 1.6132
USD / JPY: pair dropped to Y77.77, but then he grew up and is now trading at around Y78
At 12:30 GMT in Canada will index of commodity prices for August. At 13:00 GMT the U.S. will provide an index of business activity in the manufacturing sector in September, at 14:00 GMT - ISM manufacturing index for September. At 16:00 GMT the U.S. will make a speech the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, John Williams
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