The private sector added 154,000 jobs in September, processor ADP said Wednesday, fueling speculation that the government this week will report a second straight month of tepid employment growth.
Euro-area bonds slid as investors weighed the prospect of the European Central Bank reducing its monetary stimulus, just as Federal Reserve officials are talking up the chances of higher interest rates in the U.S.
Britain's financial industry could lose up to 38 billion pounds in revenue in a so-called 'hard Brexit' that would leave it with restricted access to the European Union's single market, according to a report commissioned by an industry group.
Next trading day's important events
- 14:30 (GMT 3) ECB Monetary Policy Meeting Accounts
- USDJPY: 103.07
- EURUSD: 1.1210
- S&P 500: 2,150.49
- NASDAQ : 5,289.66