Poll: Which of these events will you base your trading strategy on?

Students acting as 'stand-ins' for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump take part in a rehearsal for the first U.S. presidential debate at Hofstra University on September 25, 2016 in Hempstead, New York.
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Central banks are taking a back seat in markets this week as investors gear up for the first U.S. Presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Monday during local hours.

Recent polls have shown both candidates are neck and neck in their popularity ahead of the November election, and a good performance this week could set the tone for either candidate for rest of the debates.

The election has yet to affect markets in a major way - but traders and investors are beginning to pay closer attention.

The world's largest oil producers are also set to meet on the sidelines of an energy conference in Algeria from Monday through Wednesday.

On Friday, a Reuters report suggested Saudi Arabia had reportedly agreed to trim its production on the condition that Iran capped its own output. The report sent oil prices climbing, before a second report, quoting an unnamed Saudi official warning the market to not expect a deal, resulted in a pullback.

Beyond this week, markets would be keeping an eye on the U.S. non-farm payrolls report for September due next Friday.

It would be the first of several key data points between now and the Fed's December meeting that could offer clues on the timing of the next interest rate hike.

In this week's Trader Poll, tell us what is affecting your trading strategy?