The greenback may show weekly decline versus the single currency and Japanese yen ahead of economic indicators’ publication.

Economists surveyed by Bloomberg expect that US non-farm payrolls dropped by 105,000 in August after July’s fall by 131,000. The jobless rate is thought to have added 0.1 percentage point rising to 9.6%. The data will be released today at 1:30 pm GMT. As for the euro zone’s data, retail sales may have increased in July by 0.2%.

Strategists at ICAP Australia Ltd. in Sydney note that European performance is now better than the American one. In their view, euro may strengthen, while dollar’s rate will slightly decrease.

Chart. H4 EUR/USD

Chart. H4 USD/JPY

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