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  • Calendar event / Friday at 8:30 GMT

    GB UK monthly unemployment figures

    forecast
    actual
    High Jobless Claimant Rate - % of Workforce
    2.3%
    2.3%
    High Jobless Claimants (Adjusted)
    -30000
    -20700
    Med Unemployment Net Change
    -76000
    Med Unemployment Rate
    5.6%
    5.6%
    Med Average Earnings (Ex-Bonuses)
    +1.8%
    +1.7%
  • Article / Friday at 5:01 GMT

    3 Numbers: UK jobs robust; US March CPI; US consumer sentiment

    Blogger / MoreLiver's Daily
    Finland
    3 Numbers: UK jobs robust; US March CPI; US consumer sentiment
    A strong UK jobs report could drive the pound higher. Employment will be a key factor in the Bank of England's monetary policy deliberations; but the consensus view is that it is unlikely to hike rates before spring next year. Meanwhile the US consumer price index will attract plenty of scrutiny, even though it won't contain any surprises. The US consumer sentiment index could show a negative reaction to higher petrol prices and the disappointing March employment report.
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  • Article / Thursday at 5:17 GMT

    3 Numbers: US housing hopes build, US jobless claims, Philly Fed

    editor/analyst / CapitalSpectator.com
    United States
    3 Numbers: US housing hopes build, US jobless claims, Philly Fed
    Questions expected to be answered today include whether the improving mood in the US housing market translates into stronger residential housing construction, and whether Initial Jobless Claims remain close to a 15-year low. Meanwhile, no change is expected in the Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index, which is on track to remain at 5.0 for April.
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  • Article / Thursday at 3:59 GMT

    Local and USD factors give strength to AUD and NZD

    Managing Director / Technical Research Limited
    New Zealand
    Local and USD factors give strength to AUD and NZD
    A weakening USD is stabilising the NZD, despite the less then salubrious results for milk powder prices at the Global Dairy Auction. Meanwhile in Australia, stronger employment figures have allowed the AUD to rally - even though interest rate cuts remain firmly in the mix
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  • Calendar event / Thursday at 1:30 GMT

    AU Labour Force

    forecast
    actual
    High Employment (Seasonally Adj)
    High Unemployment Rate (Seasonally Adj)
    6.3%
    6.1%
    Med Full time Employment (Seasonally Adj.)
    Med Part time Employment (Seasonally Adj.)
    +6100
    Med Participation Rate (Seasonally Adj.)
    Med Aggregate Hours Worked (Net Chg)
    +4.8M