The US dollar soared during this week, climbing more than 2 percent against its major counterparts, thanks to the impressive non-farm payrolls. The positive employment data fueled expectations of a December interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve.
Non-Farm Payrolls — News Archive
November 07th, 2015 at 10:33
November 06th, 2015 at 15:01
The US dollar surged 1.5 percent versus the euro and soared against other major currencies as well today after the release of very strong non-farm payrolls. Now, the market is pricing in a December rate hike that looks very probable.
October 02nd, 2015 at 18:29
The Japanese yen was very soft today following a bunch of mixed economic reports released from Japan during the Asian trading session. The currency had attempted to rise after the release of US non-farm payrolls, but the attempt has failed and the yen kept gains only versus the US dollar (as of now USD/JPY has actually bounced back to the opening level).
October 02nd, 2015 at 17:06
The US dollar slumped after the release of US non-farm payrolls as the employment report turned out to be really terrible, clouding the outlook for timing of monetary tightening from the Federal Reserve. It is important to note that the currency is trying to fight back and is rising right now.
October 01st, 2015 at 22:39
The US dollar was soft during Thursday’s trading as economic data from the United States was not particularly favorable. Losses were not big, though, and the currency may yet bounce if non-farm payrolls turn out to be good.
September 04th, 2015 at 10:20
The Japanese yen rallied today as the Forex market is preparing for the release of US employment data. The currency gained even though economic data from Japan itself was not particularly good.
June 05th, 2015 at 16:15
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.
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.