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09:00 Eurozone Current account, adjusted, bln September 10.9 9.2 0.8
09:45 Switzerland SNB Chairman Jordan Speaks -
10:00 Eurozone Trade Balance s.a. September 8.9 10.6 11.3
The dollar rose for the first time in three days against the euro as investors sought safe-haven amid concerns regarding the talks between U.S. President Barack Obama and U.S. lawmakers to avoid so-called "financial failure."
The dollar index also rose in anticipation of the release of the report, which is expected to show that industrial production in the U.S. expanded at a slower pace last month.
The yen strengthened against all currencies on speculation that the decline this week was too fast.
Swiss franc fell after the head of the Swiss National Bank Thomas Jordan said that the exchange rate remains too high, creating a burden on the economy.
The pound rose to a two-week low against the euro on speculation that the decline this week was excessive, given that the UK has a better economic prospects than the euro zone. Sterling strengthened for the first time in six days against the euro ahead of a meeting of eurozone finance, to be held next week, and which will aim to discuss the situation with the level of debt in Greece.
EUR / USD: during the European session, the pair set a minimum level of $ 1.2725, and then rose to $ 1.2745
GBP / USD: during the European session the pair fell set the high and low of $ 1.5890 and $ 1.5845, respectively, and then rose to $ 1.5875
USD / JPY: during the European session, the pair dropped to Y80.88, then recovered to Y81.15
At 13:30 GMT, Canada will provide a report on the volume of transactions with foreign securities in September. At 14:00 GMT the U.S. will be known about the long-term net purchases of U.S. securities by foreign investors in September, as well as the total net purchases of U.S. securities by foreign investors in September. Ended the week at 14:15 GMT U.S. data on capacity utilization and changes in industrial production in October.
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