The looming jobs report jars the yen and euro zone manufacturing slows again - it's time for your FX Fix.
The yen sagged to a four-month low and commodity currencies firmed on hopes for a strong U.S. nonfarm payrolls eport. [CNBC]
Buoyed by Thursday's encouraging jobs data, he dollar firmed ahead of the nonfarm payroll report. [Reuters]
Strength in Asian stocks nd optimism about the U.S. and Chinese economies sent the Australian and New Zealand dollars higher. [CNBC]
Euro zone manufacturing activity shrank in October, the fifteenth monthly decline in a row, but the euro lost ground. [RTT]
U.K. construction activity expanded in October, a new report said, and the British pound strengthened. [dailyfx.com]
With the Greek Parliament due to vote on austerity measures next week, concerns about the ailing country are intensifying again. [fxstreet.com]
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