australia unemployment rate

Summary Australia unemployment rate in August was steady at 5.3% Australia adds 44,000 net jobs during the month Most of the gains came from full-time positions which increased 33,700 Jobs data for July was revised lower Initial signs of wage growth keep markets excited, but economists believe that it will take a while before pr...

2018-09-20 John Benjamin Read more
new zealand rnbz

The latest quarterly statistics on the employment front for New Zealand showed that the nation's jobless rate inched higher. Meanwhile, dull wage growth remained but pressures from strikes across the different sectors are expected to boost wage growth eventually. [shortcode-variables slug="learn-forex-basics"] Data released last week by th...

2018-08-08 John Benjamin Read more

This month, the RBA extended its longest ever streak of keeping rates unchanged, a move which was widely expected by the market. Last time around, the RBA confirmed that policymakers now all agree that the next move in rates will be higher but that timing was highly uncertain as there are still key risks remaining in the economy such as low wage...

2018-07-04 James Harte Read more
US Jobs

Summary: US nonfarm payrolls increased 222k in June. This was above estimates of 178k April and May NFP numbers revised to show a net gain of 47k US unemployment rate ticked higher to 4.4% from 4.3% previously Average hourly earnings were up 0.2% on the month, and 2.5% on a year over year basis June Payrolls beat estimates. Pr...

2017-07-26 John Benjamin Read more