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Public Sentiment Holds Firm Ahead of the Non-Farm Payroll Report, US Dollar Index Gains

Last month, the Non-Farm Payroll release drove the US Doller Index to the downside by some percentage point. This was triggered by a modest selling pressure as a result of the job data released that missed the market expectation by a wide margin. Commodities such as gold (XAUUSD) and Silver XAGUSD) gained momentum with slight upside gains. In the same order, EURUSD and GBPUSD were not left out of the ride as they edged higher in a decent bull run to 1.15852 and 1.36579 price levels respectively. In the report, the US job market rose by 194,000 in September, less than the market expectation of 500,000.

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