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Dec US Non-Farm Payrolls beats expectations

FXStreet (Bali) - Details of the December 2015 US Non-Farm Payrolls report are out, with the headline number beating market expectations, coming at 211k vs 200k exp and 271k prior, with the unemployment rate unchanged at 5.0 percent.Job gains occurred in construction, professional and technical services, and health care, while mining and information lost jobs.

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Average hourly earnings 0.2% vs 0.2% exp m/m. Prior 0.4%

2.3% vs 2.3% exp y/y. Prior 2.4%

Participation rate 62.5% vs 62.4% exp. Prior 62.4%

EUR/USD within range on NFP

The single currency keeps the composure following the US docket, with EUR/USD hovering over 1.0880/70.
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United States Average Hourly Earnings (YoY) down to 2.3% in November from previous 2.5%

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