Employment / Unemployment

Powell sets Fed’s course with data-based judgment

Powell sets Fed’s course with data-based judgment

Published 26/08/2018

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has begun putting his stamp on the U.S. central bank as someone who will rely [more…]

Japan firms welcome skilled foreign workers, frown at unskilled…

Japan firms welcome skilled foreign workers, frown at unskilled…

Published 20/08/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Most Japanese companies support loosening the country’s tight immigration system to cope with a severe labor shortage, but they favor skilled workers [more…]

Dollar remains steady after U.S. jobs data, focus on yuan

Dollar remains steady after U.S. jobs data, focus on yuan

Published 06/08/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar held firm against a basket of its peers on Monday after U.S. job data reinforced investors’ expectations the Federal Reserve [more…]

Irish tourism booms as Brexit-hit British visitors return

Irish tourism booms as Brexit-hit British visitors return

Published 26/07/2018

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish tourism grew by 6.7 percent in the first half of the year, data showed on Thursday, as British visitors began to [more…]

U.S., euro zone growth readings to tell story of divergence

U.S., euro zone growth readings to tell story of divergence

Published 20/07/2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The U.S. and euro zone economies remain a world apart and growth data due in the coming days will only highlight the [more…]

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…]