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Dollar Bounces as Non-Farm Payrolls Surprise Positively

The US dollar was moving down during the first half of Friday’s trading session but reversed the losses after the surprisingly positive employment report.

US Dollar Ends Week Mixed as NFP Do Not Give Edge

The US dollar has ended the trading week mixed. It rose against the euro, the Great Britain pound, the Swiss franc, and the Canadian dollar. At the same time, the greenback fell versus the Japanese yen, the Australian dollar, and the New Zealand dollar.

Non-Farm Payrolls Fail to Boost Dollar

US non-farm payrolls were positive at the first glance, but it was not enough to boost the US dollar. On closer inspection, the employment report was not that good, giving no reason to believe that the economic conditions are solid enough to warrant withdrawal of monetary stimulus.

Dollar Sinks Against Most Currencies by Weekend

The US dollar sank against the majority of most-traded currencies by the end of the past trading week due to the overwhelmingly negative US employment report. The only major currency that was even weaker than the greenback turned out to be the Great Britain pound.

NFP Beyond Awful — Dollar Crashes

US non-farm payrolls released today were worse than abysmal, coming out weakest since 2010. Unsurprisingly, the US dollar crashed hard after the extremely negative data.

Dollar Weakens as Employment Growth Misses Expectations

The US dollar dropped against its major rivals after non-farm payrolls released today showed that employment growth was slower than markets had been counting on. Other parts of the report were not bad, helping to mitigate the impact of the negative indicator.

US Dollar Starts Week with Positivity, Ends Negative

The US dollar has entered the trading week with a positive bias due to the outlook for monetary tightening from the Federal Reserve. But all positivity was squashed by dovish comments of Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen.

Non-Farm Payrolls Fail to Boost US Dollar

The US dollar was mostly weaker today (though it gained on the Japanese yen) despite the release of seemingly solid employment data that should have boosted the currency.

Euro Jumps More than 2 Percent During ECB Week

The major event during the past trading week was the monetary policy decision of the European Central Bank. It overshadowed even the very important US non-farm payrolls, sending the euro higher. The shared 19-nation currency jumped more than 2 percent against its major peers over the week.

Dollar Ends Friday’s Trading with Gains

The US dollar rebounded today after the yesterday’s huge drop that followed a policy announcement from the European Central Bank. While US employment data was positive for the greenback, perhaps even more supportive to the US currency were comments from ECB President Mario Draghi.

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