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Non Farm payrolls way lower than anticipated

EURUSD News by Newsroom on 08:34 Octuber 05, 2018 EST
The September jobs report released Friday morning showed the U.S. economy added only 137,000 jobs versus the 185,000 anticipated by analysts during the month while the unemployment rate fell to a historic low of 3.7%,the lowest unemployment rate since December 1969.

Average hourly earnings rose 0.3% over last month in September and 2.8% over the 12 month period.

Following the report stock futures were lower with SP500 index back below 2,900 while the dollar gained versus the EUR ( EURUSD 1.1514 ) and the Yen ( USDJPY 113 ).