Tag Archive: U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP)

US Private Jobs and Bank of Canada on the Agenda

The US dollar is mixed as risk aversion has made traditional safe haven currencies (JPY and CHF) advance versus the greenback. The USD is higher against the EUR as the Spanish PM faces a confidence vote with the single currency…
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Geopolitical Tensions Moderate Ahead of US Jobs Week

The US dollar was up against majors pairs on Friday ahead of the release of employment data in America. On a weekly basis the greenback gained against the CAD, EUR and GBP but lost ground against the JPY, AUD and…
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Dollar Keeps Going Strong as Growth Concerns Rise in Europe

The US dollar rally continues to gather steam as it appreciated against major pairs for a third week. The U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) provided little support with a miss in both the headline job number and the much anticipated…
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Dollar Rally Takes Breather Ahead of US Jobs Report

The US dollar is lower against major pairs on Thursday, but still holds considerable gains in weekly measures. The Fed held rates unchanged on Wednesday and its statement hinted at gradual tightening. The usually steady U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP)…
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Dollar Stronger on Possibility Fed to Step up Tightening Pace

The US dollar rose on Tuesday against all major pairs. The greenback started to rally in April and even though the ISM manufacturing index was lower than expected it did little to dent the advance of the currency. Employment data…
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Dollar Slows Down Awaiting Employment Data

The US dollar had massive weekly gains against all majors. The release of the gross domestic product for the first quarter of 2018 beat expectations but did little for a dollar that had rallied all week. Dovish central bank rhetoric…
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Dollar Rally Shows Staying Power as ECB Delivers Neutral Comments

The US dollar is higher against major pairs except the JPY who is trading higher awaiting the Bank of Japan (BOJ) monetary policy statement and press conference. The European Central Bank (ECB) was less than forthcoming about its plans earlier…
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Dollar Rebounds After Strong Jobs Report

US added 200,000 positions in January The US dollar rose against major pairs on Friday. The release of the U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) proved to be the much needed shot in the arm after the greenback was under pressure…
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USD Struggles Ahead of Jobs Report

USD Struggles Ahead of Jobs Report US expected to add 184,000 jobs in January The US dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Thursday. The greenback has failed to gain traction in 2018 and is awaiting the first US…
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USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After Strong GDP and Persistent USD Weakness

The Canadian dollar is higher on Wednesday after the economy accelerated its growth in November. Canadian GDP is posted monthly and showed a gain of 0.4 percent in November. The Canadian economy started 2017 with a bang which led the…
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