U.S. employment situation

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

Dollar Back Close to 52-Week High Ahead of U.S. October Jobs Report

November 5, 2021

The weighted DXY dollar index is presently trading almost back at its one-year high. It rose overnight by 0.2% against the euro and 0.1% relative to the yen and loonie and scored even larger gains of 0.5% against the Swiss franc and Australian dollar and 0.4% relative to the New Zealand dollar, Mexican peso and […] More

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