Forex-Dollar falls vs yen, euro, monitoring U.S. shares, yields – Reuters

    * ADP personal sector positions data somewhat reduced than predicted
    * Weak U.S. manufacturing data still haunts Forex market place
    * Aussie slides to 10 years lower as traders seek basic safety
    * Sterling weakens as Britain readies new Brexit offer you
    * Graphic: Environment Forex costs in 2019

 (Recasts, provides new remark, U.S. data, Forex table, updates rates)
    By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss
    NEW YORK, Oct 2 (Reuters) - The dollar dropped towards the euro and yen on Wednesday, in line with
falls in equities and Treasury yields, amid worries about global expansion subsequent data a day before that
confirmed a sharp decrease in U.S. manufacturing activity.
    A U.S. payrolls report on the personal sector confirmed a reduced-than-predicted figure for September, but
market place individuals have been relieved the data was not as negative as several to begin with feared primarily in the wake
of poor U.S. manufacturing numbers. 
    Details from the U.S. payrolls processor ADP confirmed that U.S. personal sector positions totaled 135,000 last
thirty day period, reduced than the 140,000 consensus forecast.
    The dollar to begin with trimmed losses towards the yen and euro just after the U.S. positions data.
    "With the ADP report, the initial reaction was delicate reduction that the numbers were not worse mainly because
yesterday the terrible ISM (manufacturing) data experienced a quite weak employment ingredient," said Erik Bregar,
director and head of Forex system at Trade Bank of Canada in Toronto.
    "But that initial go is fading now. Arguably, a little something is not appropriate here. The U.S. ISM report
proved that and I genuinely ponder when the Fed's likely to cease pretending that every little thing is ok," he
    U.S. manufacturing contracted at the fastest speed in a lot more than a 10 years in September, building the
United States the most recent place to put up with a manufacturing downturn amid a trade war involving Washington
and Beijing.
    Quite a few analysts, nevertheless, say the dollar's larger produce and the relative power of the U.S. economic system
should really make its setback short term. Non-farm payrolls data thanks on Friday should really give a lot more perception into the
overall health of the U.S. economic system.
    In morning trading, the dollar fell .three% towards the yen to 107.39 yen, reflecting investor
desire for safer belongings just after the manufacturing data heightened worries about the overall health of the global
economic system.
    The euro rose .1% towards the dollar to $1.0944 but was earlier mentioned Tuesday's two-yr lower of
    The dollar index, which measures the greenback's value towards a basket of 6 significant currencies, was
little changed at 99.thirteen just after reaching 99.667 on Tuesday, a 29-thirty day period peak, ahead of the manufacturing
data was unveiled.
    Michael Hewson, analyst at CMC Markets in London said weak spot in U.S. manufacturing would have to
spill above into services ahead of it experienced significantly effects on financial policy and the outlook for the dollar.
    Somewhere else, the Australian dollar fell .2% to US$.6696, its weakest since early 2009, as
traders bought currencies connected to the outlook of the global economic system. The Aussie fell to a contemporary ten-yr
trough on Wednesday just after the Reserve Bank of Australia slash costs to a history lower on Tuesday.
    The pound was down .1% at $1.2290 amid question above regardless of whether Key Minister Boris Johnson's
ultimate Brexit offer you to the European Union would be very well-received by Brussels. 
    Currency bid rates at ten:19AM (1419 GMT)
 Description      RIC         Past           U.S. Near  Pct Transform     YTD Pct     Large Bid    Reduced Bid
                                              Former                   Transform                 
 Euro/Dollar      EUR=        $1.0943        $1.0930     +.twelve%         -four.57%      +1.0949     +1.0905
 Dollar/Yen       JPY=        107.4500       107.7400    -.27%         -2.fifty six%      +107.8900   +107.3700
 Euro/Yen         EURJPY=     117.60         117.77      -.14%         -6.83%      +118.0000   +117.3800
 Dollar/Swiss     CHF=        .9996         .9933      +.63%         +1.84%      +1.0025     +.9922
 Sterling/Dollar  GBP=        1.2280         1.2301      -.17%         -three.74%      +1.2311     +1.2228
 Dollar/Canadian  CAD=        1.3284         1.3218      +.50%         -2.60%      +1.3284     +1.3205
 Australian/Doll  AUD=        .6696         .6702      -.09%         -five.01%      +.6718     +.6672
 Euro/Swiss       EURCHF=     1.0940         1.0857      +.seventy six%         -2.seventy nine%      +1.0953     +1.0854
 Euro/Sterling    EURGBP=     .8910         .8884      +.29%         -.83%      +.8924     +.8883
 NZ               NZD=        .6254         .6244      +.16%         -6.89%      +.6257     +.6220
 Dollar/Norway    NOK=        nine.1407         nine.1236      +.19%         +five.82%      +nine.1610     +nine.1159
 Euro/Norway      EURNOK=     ten.0049        nine.9752      +.thirty%         +1.00%      +ten.0135    +nine.9684
 Dollar/Sweden    SEK=        nine.8997         nine.8768      +.32%         +ten.forty four%     +nine.9205     +nine.8573
 Euro/Sweden      EURSEK=     ten.8354        ten.8006     +.32%         +five.57%      +ten.8400    +ten.7807
 (Reporting by Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss Supplemental reporting by Tommy Wilkes Editing by Bernadette Baum)

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