U.S. jobs report

Greek Public Sector Involvement Debt Swap Secures 95.7% Participation

March 9, 2012

The dollar is trading higher by 0.5% against the euro, 0.4% versus the Swissie, 0.3% relative to the Canadian and Australian dollars, and 0.2% versus the yen, kiwi and sterling.  The yuan is steady and softer than 6.3100 per dollar. Share prices advanced solidly in Asia but show scant net change in Europe.  Equities climbed […] More

U.S. Non-Farm Payroll Jobs and the Dollar

January 7, 2010

The monthly U.S. jobs report is arguably the most newsworthy economic data release and in theory carries the potential to move the dollar strongly.  Ordinarily, one would expect a weak report, meaning one in which employment does not expand much or expands less than analysts forecast, to depress the dollar, and vice versa.  However, the […] More