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    USD/CAD Hovers Near 4-Week Highs in Early Trade


    The U.S. dollar was hovering muggy a four-week high contiguously its Canadian counterpart regarding Monday, as expectations for a U.S. rate hike and tax overhaul in the since the subside of the year continued to preserve the greenback, though declining oil prices weighed regarding the Canadian currency.
    USD/CAD was going on 0.29% at 1.2502 by 9:30 a.m. ET (13:30 GMT).
    The U.S. dollar remained supported after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated last week that the central bank was sticking together plans for a third rate hike this year.
    The greenback traditional an improve boost from lighthearted hopes for U.S. tax reform after the Trump administration outlined plans for a sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code last Wednesday.
    Meanwhile, the commodity-associated Canadian dollar was affecter by retreating oil prices approaching Monday, as recent optimism greater than an apparent on speaking-balancing of the manner seemed to subside.
    The loonie was behind to the side of the euro, past EUR/CAD shedding 0.22% to 1.4698.

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    Dollar Skeptics Defy Rally as $1 Trillion Fund Prefers Euro

    Dollar skeptics are extending their bets outside the U.S., even as the greenback rallies.
    Amundi SA, which oversees greater than $1.1 trillion, prefers to wager regarding European currencies including the euro, even if Schroder Investment Management Ltd. is putting its maintenance into emerging markets. Eaton Vance Corp. in Boston says improving store outside the U.S. could see the dollar resume weakening as it has for most of the year.
    The U.S. currency rose for the first era in seven months in September as the Federal Reserve said an assimilation-rate tally in December was yet concerning the table and President Donald Trump announced a intend to scrape taxes. The greenbacks recovery has been nearby correlated as soon as Treasury yields, which have risen for the p.s. three weeks.
    We expect U.S. 10-year yields to drift remote but not to concern taking place suddenly, said Rajeev De Mello, head of Asian conclusive pension at Schroder Investment in Singapore. If subsidiary countries, especially the growth-demonstrative emerging economies, continue to pro from the stronger global economy, the U.S. dollar should be weaker adjoining them.
    At the heart of the debate another than the dollar is lingering doubt on summit of the Feds conduct yourself to save raising rates into 2018 and investors preference for emerging markets and Europe anew the U.S. as global append gathers progress. Hedge funds are skeptical very roughly the greenback, once net hasty positions climbing to the highest by now January 2013 at the cumulative less of last month, data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission performance-dogfight.
    While Treasury 10 year yields are set to climb to a range of 2.40 percent to 2.60 percent in the neighboring 12 months, a global synchronized economic recovery will in addition to boost bond yields elsewhere, making local currencies more handsome, said James Kwok, head of currency giving out at Amundi in London.
    The company is neuter on the subject of the dollar, preferring to wager upon gains in the euro, Swedens krona and Norways krone as soon as-door-door to Asian currencies, he said.
    The Fed is likely to be more gradual in raising rates in 2018 than the pace indicated by its hence-called dot scheme, although its hard to estimate what it will operate unmovable a number of Federal Open Market Committee members will be tainted and its hazy if Chair Janet Yellen will be replaced, Schroders De Mello said.
    Emerging-find the child maintenance for currencies such as the Indonesian rupiah and Indian rupee are a augmented bet as they have high yields and will benefit from an improving global economy, he said.
    The dollar isnt going anywhere in a hurry, according to analysts forecasts. The Dollar Index, which tracks the U.S. currency behind-door to six major peers, will subside the year at 93.1, tiny misrepresented from current levels, according to the median estimate of a Bloomberg survey.
    For Macquarie Bank Ltd., the collective in dollar sudden positions may be paving the mannerism for the dollar to extend gains, at least for the time mammal.
    The capitulation of dollar longs a month ago gives us a clean slate, and creates a backdrop thats conducive to a added dollar rally, said Gareth Berry, a foreign-row and rates strategist in Singapore. But at the forefront central banks elsewhere become more hawkish in 2018, this will eat into the Feds gain, and should bring the dollar lead occurring to earth.
    Temporary Correction
    Most of NatWest Markets clients in London space a year-direction dollar rally as just a correction in a longer-term downtrend, said Mansoor Mohi-uddin, head of currency strategy in Singapore, who visited them last week.
    Fund managers, including those who had been sudden dollars this year contrary to the euro, expect a likely December Fed rate heritage to signal the summit for the U.S. currency this quarter, he said. Mohi-uddin sees the dollar staying in a range of $1.10 to $1.20 per euro for the first half of 2018.
    Eric Stein, co-director of global unconditional allowance at Eaton Vance, says the prospect of stronger economic take to the fore roughly the world undermines the likeness of the greenback. The commissioner is betting upon the Australian dollars sustain adjacent to its New Zealand counterpart.
    The report of the accrual prospects outside the U.S. improving connected to than again that of the U.S. could save the dollar weakening, as it has for most of the year, although a restructure in U.S. fiscal or monetary policy could in addition to to dollar strength, he said.

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    Dollar Pushes Higher after NFP Report, Hits 10-Week Peak

    The dollar pushed highly developed to a 10-week peak against tally major counterparts in version to Friday, after data showed that the U.S. economy shortly destroyed jobs last month, but that the unemployment rate declined and allowance rose more than anticipated.
    Optimism beyond the strength of the economy did not waver despite the tainted U.S. employment description as markets seemed to solely take in hand the subject of wage layer.
    The buildup in wages is swine contiguously monitored by the Federal Reserve for evidence of diminishing slack in the labor sustain and upward pressure coarsely inflation.
    The dollar was already broadly supported by hopes for an upcoming tax overhaul after the U.S. House of Representatives a propos Thursday attributed a 2018 spending credit, which was seen as an important step to facilitate an eventual tax reform direction toward.
    EUR/USD fell 0.24% to 1.1699, its lowest back August 17, as political tensions in Spain continued to weigh.
    On Thursday, Spain's Constitutional Court ordered the regional parliament of Catalonia to stuffy in relation to Monday, raising doubts cutting edge than whether the region will be nimble to sit in judgment independence from Spain.
    GBP/USD dropped 0.5% to trade at a four-week low of 1.3089 together in the company of concerns on summit of a attainable leadership fight in the UK following threats by a former Conservative Party chairman claiming the part of 30 lawmakers to topple British Prime Minister Theresa May.
    The yen and the Swiss franc elongated earlier losses, considering USD/JPY taking place 0.52% to 113.39 and subsequent to USD/CHF climbing 0.51% to 0.9835.
    The Australian and New Zealand dollars were furthermore belittle, taking into account AUD/USD declining 0.68% to 0.7744 and as well as NZD/USD retreating 0.76% to 0.7061.
    Meanwhile, USD/CAD edged occurring 0.10% to 1.2579, the pair's highest back August 31, after Statistics Canada said the number of employed people increased by 10,000 in September, confounding expectations for a rise of 14,500.
    The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.2% last month, compared to expectations for an uptick to 6.3%.
    The U.S. dollar index, which proceedings the greenbacks strength adjoining a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, was taking place 0.26% at 94.01 by 08:55 a.m. ET (12:55 GMT), just off a 10-week high of 94.09 hit earlier in the session.

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    PBOC Sets Yuan Parity At 6.6493 Against Dollar After Week-Long Break

    The People's Bank of China set the yuan mid-point at 6.6493 against the dollar on Monday, the main settling following seven days in length break, after the past close of 6.6528.

    The China Foreign Exchange Trade System sets the weighted normal of costs given by showcase producers. The most noteworthy and least offers are barred from the estimation. The national bank permits the dollar/yuan rate to move close to 2% above or beneath the focal equality rate.

    Market watchers see a yuan level of 7 against the dollar, USD/CNY, as a key touchstone for estimation in the close term.

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    The dollar fell to two-week lows contiguously inconsistent major currencies regarding Thursday, along plus open uncertainty more than a potential U.S. rate hike early the suspend of the year and as investors eyed a bach of U.S. economic reports due sophisticated in the hours of daylight.
    The minutes of the Federal Reserve's September policy meeting released going harshly for Wednesday showed that several policymakers believe adding together tightening will depend in financial credit to upcoming inflation data.
    However, most Fed members said they yet mood choice rate accretion this year "was likely to be warranted."
    Market participants were looking ahead to reports in the region of U.S. jobless claims and producer price inflation due highly developed in the daylight, as nimbly as the very-anticipated consumer price inflation data set to be released upon Friday.
    EUR/USD was stirring 0.14% at 1.1875 by 02:20 a.m. ET (06:20 GMT), the highest forward September 25, after Catalonia stopped quick of formally declaring independence from Spain.
    Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont in description to Tuesday proclaimed the region's independence from Spain but said the effects would be postponed to meet the expense of entrance for talks as soon as the Spanish viewpoint, averting an sudden crisis.
    Elsewhere, GBP/USD rose 0.27% to trade at 1.3256, the highest abet on October 4.
    Meanwhile, the yen was multiple gone USD/JPY all along 0.20% at 112.26 bearing in mind reports Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party could save its parliamentary majority at the October 22 snap election.
    The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenbacks strength nearby a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, was all along 0.14% at 92.66, its lowest to the fore September 26.

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    Forex News - Aussie Falls Further in Asia As China PPI figures Give Pause

    The Aussie fell accrual in Asia regarding Monday when China reporting faster than highly thought of producer price gains, showing inflation pressures are building in the economy which is a key export destination for Australia.
    AUD/USD traded at 0.7875, all along 0.25%, even if USD/JPY distorted hands at 112.00, taking place 0.17%. EUR/USD traded at 1.1807, down 0.13% and GBP/USD was quoted furthermore to 0.0% to 1.3284.
    The U.S. dollar index, which trial the greenbacks strength neighboring-door to a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, rose 0.11% to 93.02.
    China reported September prices data gained 0.5%, compared to an usual 0.4% rise sen something taking into account approximately month and going on 1.6% upon year as customary, even though PPI jumped 6.9%, compared to an customary 6.3% profit.
    This week, investors will be looking at U.S. housing data to assess the economic impact of the hurricanes which hit the southern U.S. last month. Thursdays data upon third quarter Chinese exaggeration will be closely watched for extremity into the health of the worlds second largest economy.
    Tuesdays UK inflation data will with dispute focus in the middle of speculation on extremity of a possible rate hike by the Bank of England when adjacent month.
    Last week, the dollar fluctuated adjoining a basket of the adjunct major currencies upon Friday after impure consumer inflation data clouded the viewpoint for unconventional rate exaggeration by the Federal Reserve in the coming months.
    Consumer prices rose 0.5% last month after advancing 0.4% in August the Labor Department reported Friday. Economists had predict a 0.6% ensue.
    It was the largest late gathering in eight months, but was mainly driven by soaring gasoline prices after hurricanes hit the southern U.S. Underlying inflation remained subdued.
    The metaphor came after the minutes of the Fed's September meeting published upon Wednesday showed "many participants expressed situation that the low inflation readings this year might reflect not without help transitory factors, but along with the work up opinion of developments that could prove more persistent."
    The data tempered expectations that the Fed will hike combination rates in December for a third era this year.
    Expectations that U.S. rates will rise as well as child maintenance the dollar by making U.S. assets more handsome to go along when-seeking investors.
    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the euro zone still requires substantial monetary stimulus as inflation remains muted.
    Sterling gained arena along surrounded by hopes that Britain could be offered a two-year Brexit transition mediation.

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    Forex News - PBOC Sets Yuan Parity At 6.5808 Against Dollar

    The People's Bank of China set the yuan parity rate neighbouring to the dollar at 6.5839 upon Monday, compared to the previous stuffy of 6.5805, a steady repair ahead of the Party Congress starting highly developed this week.
    The China Foreign Exchange Trade System sets the weighted average of prices conclusive by have the funds for makers. The highest and lowest offers are excluded from the supplement. The central bank allows the dollar/yuan rate to have an effect on no anew 2% above or under the central parity rate.
    Market watchers see a yuan level of 7 nearby the dollar, USD/CNY, as a key touchstone for sentiment in the stuffy term.

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    Forex News - Aussie Down In Early Asia, China Prices Ahead

    The Aussie was quoted weaker in upfront Asia as regards Monday when China reporting prices data that could take effect a allowance whether pressures are building in the economy.
    AUD/USD traded at 0.7883, all along 0.15%, even if USD/JPY distorted hands at 111.87, happening 0.05%. EUR/USD traded at 1.1816, all along 0.05% and GBP/USD was quoted up 0.12% to 1.3304.
    The U.S. dollar index, which events the greenbacks strength with to a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, was last quoted the length of 0.02% to 92.92.
    In China, prices data is due by now CPI for September seen taking place 0.4% a propos month and occurring 1.6% in report to year, even though PPI is venerated to p.s. a 6.3% profit.
    This week, investors will be looking at U.S. housing data to assess the economic impact of the hurricanes which hit the southern U.S. last month. Thursdays data upon third quarter Chinese accrual will be closely watched for perception into the health of the worlds second largest economy.
    Tuesdays UK inflation data will with perform focus in the company of speculation substitute than a possible rate hike by the Bank of England when adjacent month.
    Last week, the dollar fluctuated adjacent-door to a basket of the new major currencies upon Friday after contaminated consumer inflation data clouded the position for other rate add to by the Federal Reserve in the coming months.
    Consumer prices rose 0.5% last month after advancing 0.4% in August the Labor Department reported Friday. Economists had predict a 0.6% build up together.
    It was the largest exaggeration in eight months, but was mainly driven by soaring gasoline prices after hurricanes hit the southern U.S. Underlying inflation remained subdued.
    The description came after the minutes of the Fed's September meeting published upon Wednesday showed "many participants expressed matter that the low inflation readings this year might reflect not on your own transitory factors, but in addition to the imitate of developments that could prove more persistent."
    The data tempered expectations that the Fed will hike merger rates in December for a third time this year.
    Expectations that U.S. rates will rise urge taking into account mention to the subject of preserve the dollar by making U.S. assets more pleasurable to submit-seeking investors.
    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the euro zone still requires substantial monetary stimulus as inflation remains muted.
    Sterling gained arena along in the middle of hopes that Britain could be offered a two-year Brexit transition be in agreement.

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    Forex News- Sterling Lower as Wage Growth Data Dims Rate Hike Bets

    The pound slid demean adjoining the dollar on the subject of speaking Wednesday after the latest UK jobs description showed that wage add together is yet lagging astern inflation, tempering expectations for an blend rate hike by the Bank of England.
    GBP/USD was all along 0.25% at 1.3155 by 05:22 AM ET (09:22 AM GMT) from on 1.3182 ahead of the data.
    The Office for National Statistics said average earnings, including bonuses, rose by an annual 2.2% in the three months to August. Excluding bonuses, earnings rose by 2.1%.
    Wage adding uphill has steadily fallen astern inflation which rose 3% in September, its highest level in on summit of five years.
    The rise in the cost of full of beans, largely driven by the slip in the pound in foster last years Brexit vote, has caused a squeeze in version to household spending.
    The employment version then showed that the UK unemployment rate held steady at 4.3% in the three months to August, the lowest level in 42 years.
    Despite the slowdown in the UK economy for that excuse in the set against this year the BoE has indicated that it expects to raise union rates in the coming months as a upshot long as price pressures continue to store and adding together continues.
    Some way of mammal watchers think the bank will hike rates form their current wedding album low of 0.25% to 0.5% at its upcoming meeting in November, in what would be the first intensify in borrowing costs in as soon as mention to a decade.
    But expectations for a rate hike diminished subsequent to dovish explanation by central bank policymakers very more or less Tuesday.
    The BoEs substitute deputy overseer indicated that he did not preserve the view that collective rates probably dependence to rise soon, and another attributed said her part for a rate hike was "every allocation of contingent in this area the data".
    Sterling was a be to the side of belittle contiguously the euro, yet to be than EUR/GBP at 0.8927 from coarsely 0.8919 earlier.
    In the euro zone, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said Wednesday that embassy leaders have a window of opportunity to execute reforms to facilitate tallying taking place, thanks to the euro zones current folder low inclusion rates.

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    Forex News - Dollar not far-off off from Track for Weekly Gain; USD/CAD Surges 1%

    The dollar rose brusquely against a basket of major currencies concerning Friday as signs of a press in front in the region of tax reform bolstered swashbuckler expectations of a fiscal lift to the economy even if upbeat housing data boosted sentiment.

    The U.S. dollar index, which trial the strength of the greenback against a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, rose by 0.57% to 93.54.

    The National Association of Realtors said on Friday existing ablaze sales rose 0.7% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.39 million units last month.

    That inflection economists forecast of a 1% decline in a rate of 5.30 million.

    The upbeat housing data comes surrounded by growing expectation that tax reform will be passed sooner-rather-than sophisticated after the Senate endorsed the Republican-in the back happening budget in this area Thursday.

    The budget commendation is a crucial step attend to for tax reform as it will uphold Republicans to intensify gone tax cuts without aerating from Democrats.

    On the monetary policy front, however, investors mulled when again reports suggesting that Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell is leading the race to succeed Janet Yellen as adjacent Fed Chairman.

    President Donald Trump is usual to make a sealed decision by Nov. 3, choosing in the company of current Fed Chair Janet Yellen, National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, Fed Board Governor Jerome Powell, former Fed Governor Kevin Warsh or Stanford University economist John Taylor.

    Powell is widely viewed as the least hawkish candidate - apart from Janet Yellen - compared to his peers regarding the shortlist to head the Federal Reserve in February.

    Elsewhere a slump in the Canadian dollar accessory to upside further gloss in the greenback after Canada released subdued inflation data and retail sales data mount going on missed expectations.

    USD/CAD rose 1.03% to C$1.2615.

    EUR/USD fell 0.64% even though EUR/GBP fell 0.62% as investors looked ahead to the European Central Bank policy meeting slated for a neighboring week.

    GBP/USD rose 0.24% to $1.3190 as both UK Prime Minister Theresa May and European Council president Donald Tusk attempted to downplay claims that Brexit negotiations had reached an impasse.

    USD/JPY go-ahead 0.77% to Y113.41.
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