1. Markets are anticipating the US Non-Farm payroll due @ GMT12:30, expectation of 82k people employed in September vs 156k in August. Canadian Job data will be released at the same time.
2. EUR/USD eased 0.09% to 1.1699, its lowest since August 17, as political tensions in Spain continued to weigh.On Thursday, Spain’s constitutional court moved to prevent the Catalan government from making a declaration of independence by suspending the regional parliament session in which the results of Sunday’s referendum were due to be discussed.
3. China’s yuan is forecast to hover around current levels of 6.64 per dollar in six months and depreciate slightly to 6.70 in a year, a poll showed. The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) allowed the yuan mid-point reference rate to depreciate about 2 per cent over the past two weeks.
4. Sterling was one of the weakest currencies of the week, it extended its loss and dropped below the 1.31 key level while trading at 1-month low due to political uncertainty. Talks of the disagreements between the Conservative Party may lead UK PM Theresa May to be ousted.
5. USD remains bullish as Dollar Index hits the highest level since mid-August 2017 as markets believe there is a 73% possibility of a Fed rate hike in December.