The Australian dollar stood out among major currencies on Tuesday, as a relaxed message from the country's central bank on threats to growth quelled speculation it would cut interest rates further this year.
Growth in Britain's powerhouse services sector slowed to a two-and-a-half year low last month, highlighting fears that the recovery is losing steam.
The Peroni and Grolsch firm - which is in talks with suitor Anheuser-Busch InBev over a potential blockbuster deal - toasted a strong summer for beer sales thanks to strength in Latin America and Africa, but raised concerns as it confirmed the impact of a strong US dollar on revenues.
Next Trading Day's Important Events
- USDJPY: 120.35
- EURUSD: 1.1221
- S&P 500: 1,987.05
- NASDAQ : 4,781.3