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The dollar rose against the euro, which helped to published U.S. data. According to a report released by the Department of Labor on Friday, May employment in the U.S. rose slightly more than economists expected. The report said that in May, the number of jobs outside the agricultural sector in the U.S. in May rose by 175 thousand after downwardly revised increase of 149 thousand jobs in April. Economists had expected employment to increase by about 163 thousand jobs compared to the addition of 165 thousand jobs, which originally reported for the previous month.
Despite the continued growth in the number of jobs, the unemployment rate rose to 7.6% in May from 7.5% in April, reflecting an increase in the labor force.
Also, a report showed the number of jobs in the private sector in the U.S. in May increased by 179 thousand, while the number of jobs in the U.S. manufacturing in May declined by 8 thousand, and in the service sector increased by 176 thousand number of jobs in the budget U.S. in May decreased by 3 thousand, and the federal decreased by 14 thousand total duration of the working week in the U.S. in May was unchanged at 34.5 hours Average hourly earnings in the U.S. in May rose 0.01 dollars to 23.89 dollars
The yen fell sharply against the dollar after data on U.S. employment by stimulating growth of USD / JPY to new intraday highs around 97.80. Data on the number of jobs that were higher than expected, caused a rapid increase in the U.S. dollar, with traders immediately responded by linking data with the results of the recent Fed projections on the reduction of purchase of shares. Experts still predict that the yen is likely to decline again due to weak economic data. The policy of aggressive monetary stimulus the Bank of Japan to influence the yen weakened capital outflows from Japan in the coming years, especially against the background of the global economic recovery.
dollar rose against
the U.S. dollar, which has been associated with the publication of
the Canadian data. As it became known, labor productivity in Canada
in the 1st quarter grew by 0.2% q / q, this is the best figure
since the fourth quarter of 2011. The growth occurred after 0.1%
growth in the previous three months. In this case, the unit cost of
labor for the first time in six quarters fell by 0.1% q / q
Canada's unemployment rate in May was 7.1% against 7.2% in April.
The number of jobs in Canada in May increased by 95 thousand
compared with April. Economists had expected an increase of 17.3
million The number of jobs to full-time employment in Canada in May
grew by 76.7 thousand, underemployment 18.2 million Average hourly
earnings in Canada in May rose by 2.3% y / y g The labor force in
Canada in May increased by 80.9 thousand people, compared with
April. The share of economically active population in Canada in May
was 66.7% versus 66.5% in April.
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