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Canada: Unemployment remained at 7.0% in February

The Canadian jobless rate during February matched January’s at 7.0, bettering estimates at 7.1%.

The Net Change in Employment rose to 50.7K from -21.9K previous and 8.0K expected, while the Participation Rate rose a tad to 66.7% from 66.6%.

The Labour Productivity rose 0.1% QoQ during the fourth quarter, bettering the prior print at -0.4% and surpassing estimates at 0.0%.

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The AUD/USD tumbled to fresh daily lows, reversing its intraday advance, as the greenback rose sharply on the back of a much better-than-expected US jobs report. The US economy added 236,000 new jobs in February, against 160,000 expected, while the unemployment rate fell to 7.7% from 7.9% in January.
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