The US dollar rallied against the basket of major currencies today after the stellar non-farm payrolls that have exceeded even optimistic forecasts. The currency gained more than 1 percent and climbed to the highest level in almost 13 years against the Japanese yen.
Non-Farm Payrolls — News Archive
June 05th, 2015 at 16:15
June 04th, 2015 at 22:19
The US dollar firmed a bit today as positive unemployment data returned optimism to dollar bulls ahead of tomorrow non-farm payrolls. Earlier, the currency had been subdued due to concerns about the US economy and hopes for positive resolution of the Greek crisis.
April 07th, 2015 at 13:16
The New Zealand dollar was mixed during the Tuesday’s trading session. The currency dropped against its US counterpart but gained on the Japanese yen while traders were rebalancing their positions after the shock caused by the Friday’s non-farm payrolls from the United States.
April 04th, 2015 at 17:10
Dollar bulls had high expectations for this trading week due to the optimistic outlook for the US non-farm payrolls. But their hopes were shattered after the employment report turned out to be far worse than it was expected.
April 03rd, 2015 at 20:20
The US dollar received a significant hit to its strength today after the release of non-farm payrolls. While dollar bulls were very optimistic ahead of the NFP report, their optimism evaporated after the actual reading turned out to be almost two times weaker than forecasts.
March 07th, 2015 at 16:15
The US dollar had an amazing trading week, reaching the highest level in more than a decade against the euro, thanks to positive economic data from the United States and quantitative easing in Europe.
March 06th, 2015 at 14:49
One of the most important events this week was today’s release of US non-farm payrolls. While analysts expected robust employment growth, the actual report turned out to be even better than was expected, spurring talks about an early interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve. The US dollar rallied against its most-traded peers as a result.
February 07th, 2015 at 16:43
The US dollar was rather mixed during this week. The currency fell against the euro initially but bounced later to end the week flat. The greenback climbed against the euro but dropped versus commodity currencies as well as the Great Britain pound.
February 06th, 2015 at 15:00
The US dollar soared today after US non-farm payrolls demonstrated amazing figures even though the unemployment rate increased. The greenback was especially strong against the Japanese yen.
January 09th, 2015 at 17:35
The US dollar dipped against its major peers today even though US non-farm payrolls came out even better than optimistic expectations. Can the weird behavior be explained? So happens, market analysts have a theory that justifies the poor performance of the US currency.