Currency Forecasts

Category: Non-Farm Payrolls

Super Thursday: Crucial day for Sterling

It’s been a rather quiet end to the week with nothing of note from the UK. Sterling looked like it was supported a little after the local elections, with the Conservatives doing a little better than expected, but it hasn’t…

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Low US jobs numbers surprise currency markets

A short time ago the USA released it’s ‘Non-Farm Payrolls’ figures, and this has caused some large swings in both GBP/EUR and GBP/USD.  The report shows the number of new jobs created, excluding the agricultural sector as that’s seasonal. It’s…

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GBP/EUR & GBP/USD moves on jobs data

***update on jobs data*** This morning I posted about the US Non-Farms Payroll data. As I explained, the actual number is often very different from forecast