Markets wait for Nonfarm Payrolls Reports
The most important statistics will be released on Friday – Nonfarm Payrolls reports. This information will help markets understand the effects of the US-China trade war on the global economy. Traders, in turn, will be able to adjust their trading strategies and analyze the future policy of the US Federal Reserve.
04:30 (GMT+3) Australia published data on retail sales for August and 0.4% was bad.
15:30 (GMT+3) is expected to change the number of people employed in the non-agricultural sector of the United States (Nonfarm Payrolls), as well as the unemployment rate for September. It is estimated that the number of employees will increase by 140 thousand.
17:00 (GMT+3) Canada will publish the business activity index (PMI) for September.
Oil. Oil is up 0.9% on Friday. In the morning, WTI crude oil is $52.8. Brent futures are trading near $58.1.
Gold. Protective metal went up on Thursday. On the morning of October 4, gold is trading near $1508.
Currency. The DXY dollar index continues to decline. On the morning of October 4, the DXY is 98.8 against a basket of major currencies.
October 4, the dollar is getting cheaper against the yen. In the morning, the pair USD/JPY is trading at 106.7.
The euro (EUR) is recovering against the dollar. In the morning, the EUR/USD pair is trading near 1.0973.
The pound sterling (GBP) rose on Thursday to a weekly high of 1.2413. On October 4, the GBP/USD pair is trading around 1.2333.
Cryptocurrency. Bitcoin (BTC) continues to fall in price but remains above the $8k mark. On October 4, BTC is trading around $8,121.
In the morning, Ethereum (ETH) is trading near $173.6. The price of Litecoin (LTC) is $56.5.
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