U.S. unemployment rate rises as new jobs fall
2017-01-06 14:12:05 GMT (Economies.com)
U.S. unemployment rate rises as new jobs fall

U.S. non-farm payrolls rose 145 thousand in December, down from 178K in November, and missing expectations of 175K.
 
The unemployment rate rose to 4.7% from 4.6% in the previous reading, matching expectations, while average hourly earnings jumped 0.4%, compared to November's 0.1% dip, and expectations of a 0.3% rise.
 
Also released today, the trade balance for November registered a deficit of $45.2 billion, up from $42.6B in October, and more than forecasts of $42.2B.

 
 
 
  Symbol Last Change Chg.%
1.1185
-0.0023
0.2061%
1.2789
-0.0152
1.1784%
17.354
0.190
1.104%
49.123
0.438
0.899%
51.44
-0.02
0.04%
1267.065
11.460
0.913%
 
Live Forex Updates