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Gold price falls slightly as US jobs data points to steady growth

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 10:01

Gold was down 0.08 percent at USD 1,252.26 an ounce, off an earlier low of USD 1,246.5, while US gold futures for August delivery settled at USD 1,252.5 an ounce, down 0.06 percent.

US economy shows strength with solid jobs gains in May

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 09:39

The US economy added a net 217,000 positions last month, nearly all from private companies.

Dollar edges higher after upbeat US jobs data

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 03:39

The dollar rallied slightly against the euro and other major currencies Friday after a solid May US jobs report pointed to growth in the world`s largest economy.

Gold price falls to near 4-month low, logs worst weekly drop in 6 months

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 08:51

Gold fell almost 1 percent to a near four-month low on Friday, extending its losing streak a fourth consecutive day, weighed down by book squaring ahead of month end and selling by commodity funds.

US job growth jumps, but shrinking labor force a blemish

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 16:02

Nonfarm payrolls surged 288,000 last month, the Labor Department said on Friday. That was largest gain since January 2012 and beat economists` expectations for only a 210,000 rise.

Gold price up 1.4% on Ukraine tensions

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 13:56

Gold was up 1.4 percent at USD 1,300.90 an ounce Friday, after rising to USD 1,304.90.

Wall St dips as Ukraine concern offsets upbeat jobs data

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 09:30

U.S. stocks eased on Friday as concerns about more violence in Ukraine prompted profit-taking ahead of the weekend and offset optimism about the fastest job growth in more than two years.

Oil prices rebound on Ukraine tensions, US jobs data

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 04:59

Escalating Ukraine tensions and a strong US jobs report boosted oil prices today, traders said, pushing aside concerns about the mounting US crude stockpile.

US economy rebounds, adding 288,000 jobs in April

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 20:45

US economy pumped out 288,000 jobs, the highest pace in over two years.

US stocks finish mixed ahead of jobs report

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 09:28

US stocks Thursday finished mixed after a busy day of economic data releases ahead of Friday`s closely-watched monthly jobs report.

Asian shares edge up amid expectations for upbeat US jobs report

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 08:50

Asian shares edged up and the dollar held slim gains amid expectations for an upbeat U.S. payrolls report later in the session, which could show the economy shaking off a severe winter.

Asian shares rise, euro faces pressure

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 09:25

Investors stayed cautious before central bank decisions from the Bank of Japan and then the Federal Reserve later in the session, as well as key U.S. jobs data on Friday.