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Week Ahead: US dollar in focus ahead of FOMC, NFP

April 27, 2018 5:53 PM
For more than a week, the US dollar has risen sharply as US government bond yields have surged – with the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield briefly topping 3% – while geopolitical risk perceptions have tentatively waned.

NFP Recap: Mixed data highlights stellar job creation, weak wage growth, strong economy

March 9, 2018 4:59 PM
The official US jobs report for February was released on Friday morning, and despite a stellar reading for job creation – 313,000 jobs added in February against prior expectations of around 200,000 – the data was mixed overall, as wage growth was weak and the unemployment rate was slightly higher than expected.

NFP Preview: Wage growth in focus as inflation concerns persist

March 8, 2018 6:21 PM
February US jobs data, which will be reported on Friday morning by the US Department of Labor, is poised to take on increased importance for markets and investors.