Canadian labor market statistics

Dollar Up Amid More PMI Results and Unexpected U.S. Employment Data

December 3, 2021

The dollar strengthened overnight by 0.3% to within half a percentage point of its 52-week high. The currency is 0.4% higher against the euro but just 0.1% up versus the yen. The price of WTI oil recovered 3.0%, and that of gold rose 0.5%. Ten-year sovereign debt yields have slipped two basis points in the […] More

Marking Time Ahead of U.S. Monthly Jobs Report

June 4, 2021

Financial markets were marking time overnight. The dollar was virtually unchanged but at multi-week highs, with no net movement against its DXY weighted index, a dip of 0.2% versus the yen and a 0.1% uptick relative to the euro. The price of gold was flat, while that of WTI oil had firmed merely 0.2%. U.S. […] More

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