Employment / Unemployment

Euro struggles near three-year low as traders fret about economic slowdown

Euro struggles near three-year low as traders fret about economic slowdown

Published 17/02/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro struggled near 3-year lows on Monday as investors worried about weakening growth in the region, while Chinese efforts to limit [more…]

Norway’s core inflation rebounds, boosting currency

Norway’s core inflation rebounds, boosting currency

Published 10/02/2020

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s consumer prices rose sharply in January from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, strengthening the crown currency ahead of [more…]

Turkish inflation climbs more than expected to above 12%

Turkish inflation climbs more than expected to above 12%

Published 03/02/2020

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey’s consumer price inflation rose a bit more than expected to 12.15% year-on-year in January, official data showed on Monday, climbing for [more…]

Business survey suggests U.S. labor market may have peaked

Business survey suggests U.S. labor market may have peaked

Published 27/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There is an even balance in the share of U.S. businesses reporting decreases and increases in employment for the first time in [more…]

Indonesian trade unions to rally as government files new labor rules to parliament

Indonesian trade unions to rally as government files new labor rules to parliament

Published 09/01/2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A coalition of trade unions will mobilize thousands of people next week to block the Indonesian government’s plan to relax restrictive labor [more…]

UK manufacturers cut jobs at fastest rate since 2012: PMI

UK manufacturers cut jobs at fastest rate since 2012: PMI

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British manufacturers cut jobs last month at the fastest rate since 2012, a survey showed on Monday, as pressures from Brexit and [more…]

Euro zone inflation rises quicker than expected in November

Euro zone inflation rises quicker than expected in November

Published 29/11/2019

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone inflation accelerated faster than expected in November on a rise in food and services prices, likely comforting European Central Bank [more…]

U.S. economists wrestle with how to help ‘left behind’ areas

U.S. economists wrestle with how to help ‘left behind’ areas

Published 07/10/2019

BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston Federal Reserve officials have a pretty good idea what helped the ailing industrial town of Lawrence, Massachusetts, start to make a [more…]