The US dollar surged yesterday after the positive US data, but turned down today. Jump in to get a market wrap!
US NFP came weak, but earnings saved the day
US Nonfarm Payrolls (NFP) contracted by 33K in September. The consensus forecast was an increase of 83K. Such weak reading can be explained by the negative impact of devastating hurricanes.
At the same time, the unemployment rate declined from 4.4% to 4.2% and growth pace of average hourly earnings increased from 0.2% to 0.3%.
USD index strengthened from 93.80 to 94.00 on the release.
Australian Private Capital Expenditure will be out on Thursday at 2:30 MT time!
Oil jumped to March high, stocks are heading to record highs, while the US dollar is on the back foot.
News geeks get ready for the chain of US reports, which starts at 15:30 MT time on November 25!