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Dollar dips ahead of key US jobs report

The dollar slipped Thursday as investors awaited the US February jobs report for signals on the future path of Federal Reserve interest rate increases.

Mar 04, 2016, 04:23 AM IST
Oil higher in Asia ahead of US jobs report, hurricane threat

Oil higher in Asia ahead of US jobs report, hurricane threat

Oil prices climbed in Asia Friday ahead of the release of a US jobs report and as a hurricane threatened refineries on the US east coast.

Oct 02, 2015, 11:04 AM IST

Wall Street falls as jobs report fuels rate hike anxiety

U.S. stocks were down in afternoon trading on Friday as a mixed August jobs report did little to quell investor uncertainty over whether the Federal Reserve will increase rates by mid-September.

Sep 04, 2015, 23:13 PM IST

Oil falls below $45 per barrel, inches closer to 6-year low

Oil prices fell again Thursday in a glum market as the global oversupply of crude oil looked entrenched and demand prospects weak.

Aug 07, 2015, 01:41 AM IST

Dollar steady after Obama denies surging unit comment

In Tokyo afternoon trade, the US unit fetched 124.45 yen, against 124.47 yen in New York and 125.52 yen in Tokyo earlier Monday.

Jun 09, 2015, 12:43 PM IST

Dollar rises ahead of May US jobs report

"There`s no doubt that the US economy and the labor market is improving, but the dollar is also overbought so even if it pushes higher on the back of a strong jobs number, it could be hit by profit-taking next week" ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision on June 17, Lien said.

Jun 05, 2015, 10:45 AM IST

Oil prices rise ahead of OPEC output meeting

"We expect payroll numbers to go up, and this will in turn firm up the dollar and subsequently make dollar-priced crude more expensive," said Teo.

Jun 05, 2015, 10:19 AM IST

US equities helped by weak dollar; inflation lifts euro

U.S. stocks edged down on Tuesday while the dollar fell and bond yields rose as investors sought clarity on Greece`s debt crisis and awaited the U.S. jobs report.

Jun 03, 2015, 03:43 AM IST

Asia shares mostly up after US jobs report, China rate cut

Shanghai jumped 3.04%, or 127.66 points, to 4,333.58 and Hong Kong added 0.51, or 140.86 points, to close at 27,718.20.

May 11, 2015, 14:17 PM IST

Asian shares up after US jobs report, China rate cut

Shanghai added 0.60 percent, Hong Kong rose 0.74 percent, while Sydney added 0.10 percent and Seoul was 1.02 percent higher.

May 11, 2015, 08:42 AM IST

Asian shares broadly higher ahead of US jobs report

Asian stock markets were broadly higher Friday after a rally on Wall Street with investors focused on a US jobs report that will supply more clues about the strength of the world`s top economy.

May 08, 2015, 09:17 AM IST

Gold price extends losses below $1,200; all eyes on US jobs report

Spot gold eased 0.1 percent to USD 1,182.88 an ounce, after losing 0.6 percent in the previous session.

May 08, 2015, 09:06 AM IST

Asian shares sluggish, oil drifts lower

Asian stock markets were subdued on Monday in a week book-ended with Easter holidays across the globe and a U.S. jobs report that could affect the timing of the first hike in interest rates there.

Mar 30, 2015, 09:17 AM IST

S&P 500 delivers seventh straight weekly gain

A surprisingly strong US jobs report for November powered US stocks to another record performance Friday, with the S&P 500 registering its seventh straight weekly gain.

Dec 06, 2014, 10:04 AM IST

Gold set for best week in 10 months; traders cautious ahead of data

Gold was heading for its biggest weekly gain in 10 months on Friday as a modest bounce in oil prices boosted demand for the metal as an inflation-hedge, but investors were nervous ahead of a key US jobs report that could trigger sharp moves.

Dec 05, 2014, 15:08 PM IST

Asian shares, dollar awaits US jobs report

Asian shares drifted while the dollar marked time on Friday ahead of the key US jobs report later in the session that could help it retake ground lost to the euro overnight.

Dec 05, 2014, 10:02 AM IST

Gold price holds above $1,200, but bearish sentiment prevails

Gold is still not too far from a low of $1,183.46 reached earlier on Monday - its weakest since June 2013 - as a strong U.S. jobs report dented its safe-haven appeal.

Oct 07, 2014, 08:58 AM IST

Oil prices down after weak US jobs report

Oil prices dipped in Asia Monday as a disappointing US jobs report tempered sentiment about demand in the world`s top crude consumer, analysts said.

Sep 08, 2014, 08:59 AM IST

US stocks end lower despite solid jobs report

Wall Street stocks finished lower despite a solid US jobs report and generally good corporate earnings as investors took a cautious stance after Thursday`s rout.

Aug 02, 2014, 05:02 AM IST

Asia shares mostly down ahead of China data

Asian markets mostly fell Monday as investors await the release later in the week of Chinese economic data for June, while the dollar added to last week`s gains following a strong US jobs report.

Jul 07, 2014, 14:53 PM IST