Thursday, 14 September 2017 08:54 WIB |
ECONOMY |UnemploymentEkonomi Australia
The official data released this Thursday morning showed the Australian economy added far more jobs in August than expected.
Employment Change +54.2K, expected +15.0K, previous +27.9K
Unemployment Rate 5.6%, expected 5.6%, previous 5.6%
Full Time Employment Change +40.1, previous -19.8K
Part Time Employment Change +14.1K, previous 48.2K
Participation Rate 65.3%, expected 65.1%, previous 65.1%
The data is positive for the AUD. The 10-year Aussie government bond yield jumped to 2.743%; up more than 6 basis points and at the highest level since August 31.