Aussie trades weaker after jobs data
On Thursday, the Australian dollar traded weaker during Asia trade, following downbeat jobs data, which greatly missed expectations, though markets were fascinated by the US presidential debate.
The currency pair AUD/USD was worth 0.7689, descending 0.44%, while USD/JPY showed 103.53, surging 0.07%. As for GBP/USD, this currency pair rose 0.07%, reaching 1.2298.
The final of three American presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump showed ongoing sharp language over areas from foreign policy to taxes with one of the most bitter exchanges over which nominee would be able to deal better with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Donald Trump also refused to assure he would accept the survey results of what he claimed appeared to be rather a rigged process rife with voting fraud.
In Australia, employment change figures for September demonstrated a slump of about 9,800 jobs, compared to a soar of 15,000 observed and the second straight monthly descend.