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Once again, Canada blows away jobs estimates

With the strong Canadian Employment data, traders may be wondering if the BOC will hike rates again sooner rather than later.

February 10, 2023 10:46 AM

Canadian Jobs report blew away estimates

The strong Employment Change out of Canada in October may give the BOC a bit more confidence to raise rates in December. However, the meeting is a long way off.

November 7, 2022 03:38 PM
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NFP preview: No signs of a major slowdown in jobs yet!

Are the expectations for NFP justified? We dive into the key leading indicators for Friday’s critical jobs report below!

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October 6, 2022 09:54 AM

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NFP preview: No signs of a major slowdown in jobs yet!

Are the expectations for NFP justified? We dive into the key leading indicators for Friday’s critical jobs report below!

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October 6, 2022 09:54 AM

Canadian Employment data disappoints. Is the BOC to blame?

The Canadian Employment Change for August was -39,700 bringing the 3-month total to -113,500.

September 9, 2022 11:27 AM

Canadian jobs report expected to be better than June’s negative print; USD/CAD

If the Employment Change is better than expected, this will help give the BOC confidence to hike again when it meets in September.

August 4, 2022 11:52 AM
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ASX200 Afternoon Report July 14th 2022

The ASX200 is trading 32 points higher at 6654 at 3.10 pm Sydney time.


Thumping AU jobs report supports further gains for AUDNZD

Good news today for the Australian economy as the employment report for June stunned with across-the-board strength.

July 13, 2022 11:41 PM

Early NFP insight: Signs of slowing jobs growth in high-frequency data?

Employers may not be posting as many new job openings as they were late last year, and at the margin, more Americans are claiming unemployment benefits than were at the start of this quarter...

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May 31, 2022 12:24 PM
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ASX200 trims losses after the lowest AU jobless rate since the 70s

With all the bearish news in recent months, it's easy to lose sight of the positives that emerged post the pandemic. Australian labour force data released this morning showed the unemployment rate fell to 3.9%, its lowest level since the 1970s.

May 18, 2022 11:12 PM

NZ employment report preview and what next for the NZDUSD

A huge week ahead as three central banks line up to raise interest rates, and three employment reports drop, including one in New Zealand on Wednesday morning.

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AUDUSD steady as jobless rate stabilises at record lows

After an impressive rebound over the past three months, Australian Labour Force data released early today has shown the pace of the recovery has slowed to a more sustainable pace in March.

April 14, 2022 12:01 AM
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ASX200 firms ahead of tomorrows AU jobs report

Tomorrow at 11.30 am Sydney time, Australian Labour Force data for March will be released. Expectations are for a 25k rise in employment and the unemployment rate to fall again to 3.9%.

April 12, 2022 10:24 PM

Canadian jobs data in-line; Full time jobs strong

What makes this number strong is that the amount of full-time jobs was +92,700 vs a loss of 29,300 part-time jobs.

April 8, 2022 10:27 AM
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ASX200 rebounds ahead of AU jobs data on Super Thursday

Rounding out a trifecta of critical economic events tomorrow morning, Australian labour force data for February is due for release at 11.30 am Sydney time.

March 15, 2022 10:29 PM
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NZ jobs preview and AUDNZD trade idea update

A public holiday in New Zealand yesterday for the Auckland Anniversary Day, enabling local traders a chance to catch their breath after a busy few weeks.

January 31, 2022 08:55 PM
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Bumper AU jobs data and China rate cut ignite AUDNZD

Following an impressive gain of +366k jobs in November, the Australian economy added another +64.8k job in December. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.2% from 4.6%, its lowest level since pre the Global Financial Crisis, August 2008

January 19, 2022 10:35 PM

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Preview of AU Dec Jobs data and where to next for the ASX200

Tomorrow at 11.30 am Sydney time, Australian labour force data for December is scheduled to be released.

January 18, 2022 08:34 PM
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Preview of AU jobs data, MYEFO and what comes next for the ASX200

Following tomorrow mornings FOMC meeting, the release of Australian Labour Force data for November, as well as the FY22 Federal Mid-Year and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO).

December 14, 2021 08:16 PM

UK jobs data lifts BoE rate hike bets, inflation data next

The UK labour market showed resilience as the furlough scheme ended, calming fears at the BoE.

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November 16, 2021 07:03 AM
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AUDUSD tests key support after AU jobs data disappoints

At its board meeting last week, the Reserve Bank of Australia noted that a tighter labour market is required to lift wages growth, which takes time to achieve its inflation objective.

November 10, 2021 08:30 PM
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Will the upcoming AU jobs report stop the rot in the AUDUSD?

The AUDUSD fell 1.5 percent last week, closing at .7400c, following an action-packed week of economic data, market movements, and central bank activity.

November 8, 2021 09:32 PM

New Zealand jobs report in focus and what it means for the NZDUSD

Once the dust settles on this afternoon's RBA meeting, the focus of antipodean traders will switch to the release of New Zealand labour market data for the September quarter (Q3) tomorrow morning.

November 1, 2021 07:53 PM