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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!
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.
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.
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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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Australian jobs preview and where to next for the AUDUSD
Tomorrow at 11.30 am Sydney time, Australian labour force data for September is due to drop.
NFP early insight: COVID waning, employees’ negotiating power waxing?
The latest data on the pandemic shows US cases declining sharply after peaking in the middle of September, suggesting that travel-sensitive industries may flip back into growth mode sooner rather than later...
AUD/NZD Poised for a Pullback if AU Jobs Data Misses
It’s been a day of differing fortunes for the antipodean currencies...
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NFP Recap: Mixed Report, Mixed Market Reaction
The monthly US Non-Farm Payrolls report has a well-earned reputation for creating volatility in global financial markets, but even high-impact data is occasionally a dud.
NFP Preview: Potential for a Upside Beat…but Will Traders Care?
Anyone following the US labor market this year (read: every trader) has been put through a wringer of emotions...
NFP Instant Insight: Strong Jobs Report Not Enough to Bring “Patient” Fed Off the Sidelines
In a different environment, today’s Non-Farm Payrolls report would have led to fireworks, rather than the “wet blanket” market reaction that we’ve seen so far.
NFP Recap: All Systems Go for a December Fed Hike, Despite Slight Miss
For seemingly the first time in months, today’s US jobs report had at least a little potential to influence the imminent Federal Reserve interest rate decision.
NFP Recap: Are Wages Finally Turning the Corner?
In a world where financial media sensationalizes every US jobs report as “The Most Important Jobs Report Ever,” even the most bombastic personalities had to admit today’s release was relatively insignificant, at least as far as Non-Farm Payroll reports go.
NFP recap: Dollar dumped to 3-week lows as wages miss, unemployment rises
After President Trump spoiled “traders’ Christmas” last month with a now-infamous tweet implying that the May jobs report would be strong, market participants were happy to get back to their “normal” tradition of overanalyzing and excessively dissecting the volatile monthly jobs report at the moment of its release today.