US ISM non-manufacturing activity index jumped 3.1 points to 61.6 last month, the highest reading since August 1997.
Also, private payrolls rose by 230,000 jobs in Sept, the largest gain since Feb, ADP report showed, after an upwardly revised 168,000 increase in August.
policymaker Charles Evans said expectations have not gone up as much as he would have liked and he was comfortable with a December interest rate hike.
Powell on Tuesday hailed a "remarkably positive outlook" for the U.S. economy that he feels is on the verge of a "historically rare" era of ultra-low unemployment and tame prices.
Price action has closed below 20-DMA and are widening suggesting rise in .
The major is extending drag in a sloping channel pattern and we see scope for weakness till channel base at 0.6370.
Focus on the US NFP data for further impetus. Expectations for a stronger NFP report keep downside pressure.
Markets expect a healthy non-farm payrolls print today following the ADP report and strong ISM services data.
US labor market is forecast to have produced 188,000 new jobs in September (risk is for a stronger number).