• Daily Wrap Up 05 August 2022

    5 Aug 2022 04:49 PM |

    The strong US jobs report renewed fears about further large interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve, which is why equity markets are lower.

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  • Look ahead to US non-farm payrolls

    31 Mar 2022 05:38 PM |

    By David Madden (Market Analyst at Equiti Capital)

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  • US Non-Farm Payroll Scenarios 04-02-2022

    4 Feb 2022 12:57 PM |

    Today, the financial markets are eyeing the Non-farm payroll report issued from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics in the wake of the Fed’s intention to tighten its monetary policy. The Fed will likely hike its rate for the first time since late 2018, next March when it ends the massive asset purchase program of $120 billion a month.

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  • US non-farm sector loses 33K jobs in September

    6 Oct 2017 03:00 PM |

    The data released today showed that US non-farm payrolls lost 33 K jobs in September, against expectations of adding 90K jobs. August data was revised up from 156 to 169K jobs.

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  • Non-Farm Employment Report – Expected Scenarios

    6 Oct 2017 01:59 PM |

    Below is a look at the most important data that may have a direct or indirect impact on the readings to be released today:

    • The ISM manufacturing index posted its best reading in nearly 13 1/2 years in September, while the employment component recorded its highest level since 2011. (Positive)

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  • Goldman Sachs Outlook for US Jobs report

    6 Oct 2017 12:53 PM |

    Goldman Sachs expects that the economy to add 50,000 jobs in September, unemployment to 4.5%, while average hourly earnings is expected to rise by 0.4% on a monthly basis and 2.7% year over year.

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  • Weekly Wrap Up (31 July – 4 August)

    4 Aug 2017 08:21 PM |

    The US dollar managed at the end of the week to erase losses since the beginning of the week, following positive employment data that exceeded expectations in July. The Non-Farm Employment Change Index added 209 K jobs with the June reading revised to 231 K jobs. Also, unemployment rates were at their 16-year low of 4.3%, and the hourly wage rose by 0.3% in July.

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  • Strong U.S. jobs report seen in July; wages likely rose

    4 Aug 2017 02:04 PM |

    By Reuters : U.S. employers likely maintained a strong pace of hiring in July while raising wages for workers, signs of labor market tightness that could clear the way for the Federal Reserve to announce next month a plan to start shrinking its massive bond portfolio.

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  • Asia stocks edge higher, dollar languishes ahead of U.S. jobs data

    4 Aug 2017 09:57 AM |

    By Reuters : Asian stocks inched up on Friday after a technology-led drop on Wall Street, with gains kept in check by investors' reluctance to stake out fresh positions ahead of U.S. jobs data later in the global day.

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