The sell-off filtered through to Asia, where dealers are also nervously awaiting a series of key events this week, including central bank policy meetings in Japan and the US as well as the release of US jobs figures Friday.
Trading conditions this week will be “slippery and shifty”, said Stephen Innes, senior trader at forex firm OANDA.
“The calendar is full of high-risk events making for a treacherous path to navigate in the lead up the monumental November 8 US election,” he said in a note
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