Friday, 07 March 2014 23:00
The pound erased gains against the U.S. dollar on Friday, pulling away from three-week highs after the release of upbeat U.S. nonfarm payrolls data as well as a disappointing U.S. trade balance report.
GBP/USD pulled away from 1.6786, the pair's highest since February 17, to hit 1.6729 during U.S. morning trade, down 0.06%.Cable was likely to find support at 1.6658, the low of March 5 and resistance at 1.6823, the high of February 17.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said the economy added 175,000 jobs in February, compared to expectations for a 149,000 increase. January's figure was revised up to a 129,000 gain from a previously estimated 113,000 rise.The U.S. private sector added 162,000 jobs last month, exceeding expectations for a 154,000 rise.
Friday, 07 March 2014 21:24
The euro erased gains against the U.S. dollar on Friday, but still remained within close distance of 29-month highs after the release of strong U.S. employment data, while a disappointing U.S. trade balance report limited the dollar's upward trend.
EUR/USD pulled away from 1.3915, the pair's highest since October 2011, to hit 1.3858 during European afternoon trade, down 0.02%.The pair was likely to find support at 1.3757, the low of March 2 and resistance at 1.4246.The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said the economy added 175,000 jobs in February, compared to expectations for a 149,000 increase.
Friday, 07 March 2014 20:51
*DJ US Jan Trade Deficit $39.10B; Consensus Deficit $38.4B
Flat U.S. trade in January offered the latest sign the economy is struggling to gain momentum, as consumers at home and abroad spend cautiously.
Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014 20:57
Friday, 07 March 2014 20:38
*DJ US Feb Nonfarm Payrolls +175K; Consensus +152K
The U.S. labor market in February picked up from recent months, though growth remained measured and the unemployment rate stubbornly high.
The nation's unemployment rate ticked up to 6.7% in February from 6.6% in January. The labor force grew, but so did the number of unemployed.
Friday, 07 March 2014 09:55
Yen Jepang memperpanjang kerugian mingguan pada hari Kamis , dan jatuh ke level terendah sejak Januari terhadap dolar AS, karena risiko - sentimen dampak pasar di tengah menenangkan ketegangan Ukraina - Rusia , sementara di atas perkiraan Data tenaga kerja dari pemimpin perekonomian dunia membebani yen .
Yen sedikit melemah setelah pesanan pabrik AS turun lebih dari yang diperkirakan , tetapi tetap turun 0,74 % pada 102,86 ¥ pada saat menulis , setelah menukik ke ¥ 103,16 sebelumnya , level terendah sejak 29 Januari , karena para pedagang berhati-hati menjelang non AS - farm payrolls rilis menerima dorongan dari atas - perkiraan klaim pengangguran AS .
Eskalasi Senin ketegangan di Ukraina meningkatkan permintaan untuk aset safe haven seperti emas , yen Jepang dan franc Swiss . Namun, setelah Presiden Rusia Vladimir Putin memerintahkan pasukan Rusia untuk kembali ke pangkalan , suasana risiko - keengganan mereda .
Konflik di Ukraina masih jauh dari selesai , baik pada tingkat politik dan keuangan , dan yen akan tetap menjadi penerima manfaat dari risiko - off perkembangan dipicu oleh spekulasi atas perang Rusia-Ukraina .
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