FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - An improving banks situation and stocks panorama has helped the Australian share market to rise almost 1% this session.

The NAB survey showed that business confidence went down by 1 point in September after having rose over the past half year. Still the AUD briefly touched a 14-month high of against USD.

European shares are expected to fall at the opening of the session, retrieving the gains from last session. DJ Euro Stoxx futures are down 0.1%, DAX futures fall 0.1% while CAC-40 futures are down 0.2%.