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Canada: Employment rises 43.1K in October

FXStreet (Łódź) - Net employment in Canada grew by 43.1K in October, following the 74.1K rise registered the previous month, Statistics Canada reported today. Consensus pointed to a 5K drop.

The unemployment rate slid to 6.5%, from 6.8%, while the participation rate remained unchanged at 66%.

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GBP/USD rose modestly following the release of US employment numbers. The pair climbed initially to 1.5850 reaching a fresh daily high, but then pulled back and it was trading around 1.5830, slightly above the level it had before the report.
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