Employment / Unemployment

Trade tensions send German investor morale to six-year low

Trade tensions send German investor morale to six-year low

Published 10/07/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - The mood among German investors slumped in July to its lowest since August 2012, a survey showed on Tuesday, soured by concerns [more…]

Instant View: U.S. June payrolls gain more than expected

Instant View: U.S. June payrolls gain more than expected

Published 06/07/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. job growth increased more than expected in June as manufacturers stepped up hiring, but steady wage gains pointed to moderate inflation pressures [more…]

Dollar slides after U.S. nonfarm payrolls report

Dollar slides after U.S. nonfarm payrolls report

Published 06/07/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar fell on Friday after data showed the U.S. economy created more jobs than expected in June, but a closely-watched [more…]

Summer of discontent? Events in June that could shake markets

Summer of discontent? Events in June that could shake markets

Published 04/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - May was a manic month for markets but brace yourself for June. An unprecedented summit between North Korea and the United States [more…]

America’s poor becoming more destitute under Trump: U.N. expert

America’s poor becoming more destitute under Trump: U.N. expert

Published 02/06/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Poverty in the United States is extensive and deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net [more…]

Japan jobless rate steady at 2.5 percent in April: govt.

Japan jobless rate steady at 2.5 percent in April: govt.

Published 28/05/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s jobless rate held steady in April and the availability of jobs also remained unchanged, government data showed on Tuesday. The seasonally [more…]

‘Just a blip’: German growth slows in first quarter on weak trade

‘Just a blip’: German growth slows in first quarter on weak trade

Published 15/05/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - German economic growth slowed slightly more than expected in the first quarter of the year due to weak trade, data showed on [more…]

Australia central bank ‘a source of stability’ as banking scandal…

Australia central bank ‘a source of stability’ as banking scandal…

Published 15/05/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Damaging revelations of widespread misconduct in Australia’s banking sector could hurt house price growth and household spending, the country’s central bank said [more…]