Aussie hits 9-month low as US dollar soars
Australia’s dollar slides further on weak data.
Euro drops to two-year low ahead of ECB meeting.
Divergence in monetary policy between economies continues to be the major theme in world markets as Europe and Japan are looking to add further stimulus to try and evade deflation.
Dollar pauses and commodity currencies rise
The dollar paused for breath but remains on course to end September higher.
Euro remains sensitive
The initial set of September’s Eurozone CPI figures headlines the economic calendar in European hours.
New Zealand dollar slumps as Key gives intervention nod
New Zealand’s dollar fell as policymakers sounded dovish.
Sex, Drugs and the Charitable sector set to be added to UK GDP
Tuesday will see revised ONS estimates of UK GDP, based on a new European System of Accounts (ESA) and including previously non counted items such as the charitable sector, illegal drugs and the sex industry.
Weekly Market Analysis: Central bankers talk up currencies
British and American central bankers have been talking up their currencies.