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00:01 United Kingdom RICS House Price Balance November -7% -5% -9%
00:30 Australia National Australia Bank's Business Confidence November -1 -9
06:30 France Non-Farm Payrolls Quarter III -0.3% -0.3% -0.3%
08:00 China New Loans November 505 550 523
10:00 Germany ZEW Survey - Economic Sentiment December -15.7 -11.4 6.9
10:00 Eurozone ZEW Economic Sentiment December -2.6 0.1 7.6
The euro strengthened for a second day against the dollar after a report showed that the level of confidence among German investors rose in December, as well as the background of the fact that Spain has sold treasury bills for a total of 3.89 billion euros, which was above the target range of 2.5-3.5 billion euros. ZEW Center for European Economic Research in Mannheim said its index of German confidence rose in December to 6.9 from -15.7 in November, while economists expected an increase to -11.5.
The single currency rose against all but one of its 16 major counterparts as Europe's largest economy gave signs of improvement, with growth causing speculation that the country will avoid a recession, but only in the event that the debt crisis does not worsen further.
The dollar index fell sharply against the background of what economists have identified the assumption that the Federal Reserve will resort to the expansion of monetary stimulus in the two-day meeting, which begins today.
The Swiss franc fell against the euro, as UBS AG (UBSN) joined Credit Suisse Group AG, speaking at the same time that will charge customers of the bank deposits in foreign currency.
EUR / USD: during the European session, the pair has grown substantially, reaching $ 1.2997
GBP / USD: during the European session, rose to $ 1.6100, updating the yesterday's high
USD / JPY: during the European session, the pair rose to Y82.55, but then fell to Y82.42
At 13:30 GMT in Canada will present data on the trade balance for October. At the same time, the U.S. will become aware of the trade balance for October. At 18:00 GMT the U.S. puts 10-year bonds. At 21:30 GMT, the U.S. announced the change of volume of crude oil, according to the API in December. At 23:50 GMT, Japan will report a change in orders for machinery and equipment in October.
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