U.S. employment situation

Broadly Based Improvement of Dollar and Intensifying Decline of Stock Markets Around the World

March 4, 2022

Shortly before today’s release of February U.S. labor statistics, the dollar was up 0.8% in weighted terms at the peak of its overnight movement and on at its most appreciated levels since May 2020. Individual dollar advances were by 3.5% against the Russian ruble, 1.2% versus the euro, 0.9% relative to the Turkish lira 0.6% […] More

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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