Monthly change -2.5%, expected 0.2% Previous 5.60mn
Sterling sentiment remains fragile despite retail sales data bear Weaker oil prices have some negative currency impact GBP/USD retreats to 1.3380 from earlier 1.3420 high
USD/CAD hits daily high at 1.2910 Oil prices weaken further with WTI trading at $70.70 p/b
EUR/USD has continued to find support below 1.1700 with the dollar struggling to gain traction.
Previous revised to 223,000 from 222,000 4-week moving average 219,750, previous 213,500 Continuing claims 1.741mn, expected 1.754mn
Broadly-based agreement that inflation progress insufficient Uncertainty over outlook has increased Growth risks balanced, growth still solid and broad-based Confident that inflation would rise to target in the medium term
USD/CAD trades close to 1.2870 at the North American open Commodity currencies hampered by weaker risk appetite Oil prices decline with WTI dipping below $71.0 p/b
USD/JPY edges higher to 109.75 from Asian low just below 109.35 Equity markets stabilise with no follow-through selling US 10-year yield edges back above 3.00%.
USD/CHF retreats to lows just below 0.9910 EUR/CHF edges to just below 1.1630 Risk appetite fragile despite a rally in Italian bonds Trade fears resume after president Trump warned over potential tariffs on US auto imports
AUD/USD supported by a wider US correction weaker with a move above 0.7550.