The Australian and New Zealand dollars continue their upside movement against the greenback and the yen before an Oct. 13 report projected to show Australian employers added jobs last month for the first time since June.

Moreover, Aussie rose versus the US dollar for the first time since Sept. 22 as a rally in stocks spurred demand for higher-yielding assets, while the Kiwi as Germany and France pledged to deliver a plan to support banks.