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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...

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.

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.

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 13, 2022 03:24 AM

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.

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 16, 2022 02:29 AM

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

January 20, 2022 03:35 AM

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.

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 15, 2021 01:16 AM

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.

November 16, 2021 12:03 PM

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.

November 9, 2021 02:32 AM

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...

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NFP Recap: “Goldilocks” report for oversold US equities?

Hopes were high heading into today’s US jobs report, and at least on a headline basis, the report did not disappoint. Traders were looking for […]

NFP Recap: “Good enough” for the Fed?

After yesterday’s massive ECB-induced moves across all markets, traders were a bit shell-shocked heading into the always important Non-Farm Payrolls report. Today’s jobs report was […]

NFP Prep: Will this month’s report be the cherry on top of the Fed’s liftoff sundae?

The November Non-Farm Payroll report will be released tomorrow at 8:30 EST (13:30 GMT) with expectations centered on a headline print of 201k after last […]

S&P 500’s post-NFP reversal could be a bullish sign for the coming week

Without fail, some popular financial personality will jokingly tweet “Week’s over” (or even “Month’s over”) after the release of the monthly Non-Farm Payroll report. Traders […]

NFP Recap: Clear as mud for the Fed’s September meeting

At long last, traders are free to duck out for the long holiday weekend to celebrate the unofficial “end of summer.” That’s because, earlier this […]