US Jobs Numbers Come Out Strong, US Markets Look To Open Strong
The US Stock Index is pointing towards a mixed open today, as the market looks to comprehend a strong jobs report.
With the Trump administration, the markets and economists alike were expecting much lower numbers, especially as the US only saw the creation of 98,000 new jobs in march.
This last month, the US economy added a further 211,000 jobs, beating the estimates by 26,000.
The unemployment rate was very little changed at 4.4% while the average hourly earnings saw an increase of 0.3%
Jobs gains were seen in the leisure & hospitality, health care & social assistance, financial activities, and mining sectors.
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