non-farm payroll

After being weaker ahead of the data release, the US Dollar posted a recovery rally on Friday afternoon as the latest Non-Farm Payrolls report showed that the US economy added more jobs than expected in August. The latest monthly reading jumped by 201k in August, beating expectations of 191k. While this data alone buoyed the market, furth...

2018-09-07 James Harte Read more
nfp august 2018

The US non-farm payroll (NFP) report, published by the country’s Department of Labor, is possibly one of the most important factors affecting the US dollar. Given that the Greenback is the most traded currency in the world, forex traders all over the globe are on edge waiting for the release of this announcement each and every month. August's re...

2018-08-02 Orbex Read more
US Jobs

The week ahead of 27/08 - 02/09 will see investors focus on the US PC data and Friday's payrolls report for August. With Yellen signaling rate hikes, the data this week could potentially seal the deal for a September rate hike. The British pound managed to stay on the top this week gaining 0.61% against the US dollar. The gains came as economic...

2016-08-29 John Benjamin Read more