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US May NFP: Not a Signal of Underlying Weakening - Lloyds Bank According to analysts from Lloyds Bank the market possibly overreacted to the US employment report. They expect labor market weakness to be temporary but point out that today’s numbers will give FOMC staff a pause to think...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 19:00
Flash Comment US: No Summer Hike - Danske Bank There was almost nothing good in the US jobs reports for May - and remember the jobs report for April was not strong either. Employment rose only by 38,000, the lowest since 2010 (dragged down 35,000, however, by a Verizon strike...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 18:52
Weekly Focus: Weak US Job Report Should Keep Fed Off the Trigger Market movers ahead The focus continues to be on whether the Fed is about to hike this summer. Today's job report makes it in our view unlikely that the Fed will hike over the coming months...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 18:47
EUR/USD Forecast: U-Turn in Sentiment Points to 1.1460 and Beyond Well, well, who would have thought it? The EUR/USD pair is back above 1.1300 and with scope to keep rallying next week, up to the major 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 18:42
NZD/USD Reaches 1-Month Highs NZD/USD rose sharply and scored fresh 1-month highs during the New York session, as the last gauge of US economy health before Fed’s meeting, the nonfarm payrolls, came in much weaker than expected, weighing on the greenback...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 18:37 #nzdusd
USD/JPY Inter-Markets: 105.00 Back on Track? USD/JPY sunk nearly 2% following today’s horrible results from US Non-farm Payrolls, where the economy has added only 38K jobs in May vs. 164K initially forecasted, the worst job creation since September 2010...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 18:33
GBP/USD Clings to Daily Gains Above 1.4500 GBP/USD rally, which was triggered by ugly US nonfarm payrolls, faltered at the 1.4580 zone, giving way to a phase of consolidation over the last hours...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 18:31
EUR/USD: Could Rise to 1.14-1.15 Near-Term on Fed Repricing - Danske According to analysts from Danske Bank, EUR/USD could rise toward the 1.14 - 1.15 area as market repriced Federal Reserve expectations, after recent weak US data...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 18:28
GBP/JPY Drops Sharply to 4-Week Lows GBP/JPY tumbled after the release of the NFP amid a stronger yen in the market and extended weekly losses. The pair is about to end the week sharply lower after making a reversal. A bad week for GBP The pair remains weak and continues to trade near daily lows...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 18:26
USD/CAD Seen Within 1.28-1.32 in the Near Term – Rabobank Christian Lawrence, Strategist at Rabobank, sees the pair extending its rangebound pattern into the FOMC meeting in June...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 16:00
USD Under Pressure Following Unexpectedly Weak NFP Report I think many watching the market must be in complete shock and rubbing their eyes when reading the headline that the United States added an unbelievably weak 38,000 jobs to its economy during the month of May...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 15:55
USD/JPY Forecast: The USD/JPY Pair Shed Roughly 150 Pips USD/JPY Current price: 107.67 The USD/JPY pair shed roughly 150 pips with the US employment report release, with the Japanese yen coming back with a vengeance and trading at a fresh 3-week high against its American rival...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 15:51
US Dollar Slumps to 94.10, 3-Week Lows The greenback, tracked by the US Dollar Index, has plummeted to the 94.10 area following today’s releases in the US labour market. US Dollar drops to 3-week lows USD has rapidly given away recent gains, retracing the rally to the current 94...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 15:47
GBP/USD Accelerates NFP Led Up-mMve to 1.4550 The GBP/USD pair accelerated its sharp up-move post disappointing NFP headline numbers and surged past 1.4500 handle and is currently trading at a fresh session high level of 1.4550...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 15:45
EUR/USD Up, Up, Up It Goes… Warming Up for 1.13? EUR/USD has rapidly surpassed the 1.1200 handle following miserable print from May Non-farm Payrolls, coming in at 38K vs. 164K from prior surveys. EUR/USD closer to 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 15:43
USD/CHF Slumps to 2-Week Lows After NFP USD/CHF lost more than a hundred pips in a matter of minutes as disappointing nonfarm payrolls numbers raised doubts over an imminent rate hike by the Fed this summer, hammering the US dollar. USD/CHF fell sharply from levels above 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 15:40 #usdchf
Gold Surges to $1237 as Dollar Tumbles on Weak Jobs Report Gold prices rallied to a 9-day high level of $1237 after a sharp slide in the greenback post disappointing monthly jobs report from the US...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 15:01 #gold
USD/CAD Breaks Below 1.30 on Payrolls The greenback slumped to levels below the 1.30 handle vs. its Canadian peer today, with USD/CAD visiting lows in the 1.2990 area. USD/CAD much weaker on NFP The pair has quickly breached the psychological support at 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 14:56
GBP/USD Spikes Above 1.45 on Disappointing NFP GBP/USD jumped to fresh highs above 1.4500 as the greenback weakened broadly following weaker-than-expected US nonfarm payrolls, which raises doubts about the strength of US economy ahead of the Fed June meeting...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 14:51
US Non-Farm Payrolls Barely Gain 38K in May, Weakest Since Sep 2010 US economy added only 38,000 new jobs in May, the weakest performance since September 2010, the Labor Department said Friday. This reading is well below expectations of a 164,000 gain...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 14:51