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08:30 United Kingdom Average earnings ex bonuses, 3 m/y August +1.0% +1.0% +0.8%
08:30 United Kingdom ILO Unemployment Rate August 7.7% 7.7% 7.7%
08:30 United Kingdom Average Earnings, 3m/y August +1.1% +1.0% +0.7%
08:30 United Kingdom Claimant count September -32.6 -24.3 -41.7
08:30 United Kingdom Claimant Count Rate September 4.2% 4.2% 4.0%
09:00 Eurozone Trade Balance s.a. August 11.1 12.4 12.3
09:00 Eurozone Harmonized CPI September +0.1% +0.5% +0.5%
09:00 Eurozone Harmonized CPI, Y/Y (Finally) September +1.1% +1.1% +1.1%
09:00 Eurozone Harmonized CPI ex EFAT, Y/Y September +1.0% +1.0% +1.0%
09:00 Switzerland Credit Suisse ZEW Survey (Expectations) October 16.3 21.0 24.9
The euro exchange rate rose significantly against the dollar amid continued uncertainty ahead of tomorrow's "Deadline" USA.
We also add that the pressure on the U.S. currency has had a decision of the rating agency Fitch Ratings, which downgraded the outlook for the highest rating of the U.S., which is located at the level of AAA to "negative." Agency refers to the inability of the government to increase the borrowing limit, and the deadline is approaching for this.
"The political balancing act" on the brink "and reduced funding flexibility may increase the risk of a U.S. default," - said Fitch, saying the debt ceiling, according to the agency, is likely to be raised.
It should also be noted that support for the euro had submitted data for the euro area, which showed that by the end of August trade surplus euro area has increased substantially as a modest rebound in exports outpaced import growth. However, despite the sharp increase in the surplus was slightly less than expected.
According to the report, the seasonally adjusted trade surplus rose in August to the level of 12.3 billion euros, compared with a profit in the amount of $ 11 billion in July, which was revised down from 11.1 billion euros. Add that, according to many experts the value of this index would grow to 12.4 billion euros.
Meanwhile, data showed that exports in August amounted to 157.4 billion euros, which was 1.0% more than in July, while imports amounted to 145.1 billion euros, an increase of only 0.2% Compared with the previous month.
The pound rose sharply against the U.S. dollar, which has been associated with access better-than-expected data on Britain.
The Office for National Statistics said that by the end of last month the number of people claiming unemployment benefits, significantly decreased, thereby exceeded the forecasts, and its lowest level since January 2009.
According to the report, in the month of September, the number of applications for unemployment benefits fell by 41,700, reaching 1,350,000 at the same level. It is worth noting that according to the average forecasts of experts the value of this index was reduced by 24.3 thousand also add that in September 2012 the number of applications for benefits dropped by 214,500.
In view of the last recession level of applications for employment of unemployed fell in September to a level of 4 percent from 4.2 percent a month earlier. Add that analysts forecast the level of applications was to remain unchanged.
Meanwhile, data showed that the unemployment rate for the three-month period (August), calculated by the standards of the International Labour Organization, has remained constant - at around 7.7 percent, which was in line with the forecasts of experts, but less than 0.1 percentage points than the three-month period from March to May.
EUR / USD: during the European session, the pair rose to $ 1.3562
GBP / USD: during the European session, the pair rose to $ 1.6060
USD / JPY: during the European session, the pair fell to Y98.28
At 12:30 GMT Canada will report on changes in the volume of manufacturing sales in August. At 14:00 GMT the U.S. will release the housing market index from the NAHB for October. At 18:00 GMT will publish economic survey of the Fed's regional "Beige Book."
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