AUD: Jobs bazooka as unemployment rate dips to 5.9% in October - Swissquote

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    FXStreet_Team Well-Known Member Trader

    Oct 7, 2015
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    FXStreet (Delhi) – Arnaud Masset, Market Analyst at Swissquote Bank, suggests that the biggest surprise of the Asian session came from Australia where the last job report came well above consensus.

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    “The unemployment rate dropped to 5.9% in October, down from consensus and September’s reading of 6.2%. Meanwhile, the participation rate edged up to 65% from 64.9% and employment jumped by 58.6k jobs versus 15k expect and previous revised contraction of 0.8k.”

    “We have the feeling that the wind is changing in Australia, after a phase of stabilisation the job market is finally getting some tailwinds, sounding the death knell for the RBA’s easing bias. AUD/USD jumped to 0.7150, breaking its 50dma in a blink of an eye. For now, the Aussie is stabilising above the latter standing at $0.7133 at the moment.”
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