Forecasts & opinions
The U.S. Labor Department released the labour market data today. The U.S. economy added 295,000 jobs in February, exceeding expectations for a rise of 241,000 jobs, after a gain of 239,000 jobs in January.
The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 5.5% in February from 5.7% in January, beating forecast of a decline to 5.6%. That was lowest level since May 2008.
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- Eurozone PMI falls in March as manufacturing downturn deepens
- Germany output growth at near six-year low as manufacturing downturn deepens
- Chinese Premier Li stresses implementation of larger-scale tax cuts
- Euro area current account surplus increased in January compared with December.