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Dollar Mixed Ahead Of U.S. Trade Report, Jobs Data

U.S. trade report for September and jobs data for October are due at 8:30 am ET Friday. Ahead of these reports, the greenback traded mixed against its major counterparts. While the greenback held steady against the yen and the franc, it recovered from its early lows against the euro and the pound. The greenback was…

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UK Construction Activity Growth Accelerates Despite Weak Outlook

UK construction sector expansion unexpectedly accelerated in October, but firms were the least optimistic about prospects in nearly six years, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Friday. The IHS Markit/ Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply construction Purchasing Managers’ Index, or PMI, rose to 53.2 from 52.1 in September. Economists had expected a score…

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Germany Manufacturing Growth At 29-Month Low

German manufacturing sector growth eased to its lowest in nearly two-and-a-half years in October as orders dropped for the first time since late-2014, final data from IHS Markit showed on Friday. The manufacturing purchasing managers’ index, or PMI, dropped to 52.2 from 53.7 in September. The flash reading released on October 24 was 52.3. The…

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Swiss Retail Sales Decline Most Since Late 2016

Switzerland’s retail sales declined at the fastest pace since late 2016 in September, the Federal Statistical Office reported on Friday. Retail turnover fell 2.7 percent year-on-year in September after a revised 0.5 percent rise in August. This was the biggest fall since December 2016, when sales were down 4.2 percent. Economists had forecast a marginal…

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Loonie Mixed After Canada Trade Report, Jobs Data

Statistics Canada has released Canada trade report for September and jobs data for October at 8:30 am ET Friday. Following these data, the loonie traded mixed against its major counterparts. While the loonie rose against the yen and the aussie, it fell against the greenback and the euro. The loonie was trading at 1.3070 against…

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Dollar Rises After U.S. Trade Report, Jobs Data

U.S. trade report for September and jobs data for October have been released at 8:30 am ET Friday. Following these reports, the greenback rose against its major counterparts. The greenback was trading at 0.9989 against the franc, 112.98 against the yen, 1.1425 against the euro and 1.2994 against the pound around 8:35 am ET. The…

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Treasuries Move Notably Lower Following Upbeat Jobs Data

Following the modest rebound seen in the previous session, treasuries showed a notable move back to the downside during trading on Friday. Bond prices moved steadily lower over the course of the session before ending the day firmly in negative territory. Subsequently, the yield on the benchmark ten-year note, which moves opposite of its price,…