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Non-farm payrolls

November saw 178,000 jobs added, which was in line with estimates, compared to a revised 142,000 in October.

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Free live webinar 1pm, Friday 6 December

Join our analysts as they look at the build up to the US non-farm payrolls announcement, and how to anticipate its effects on the markets.

  • Live trading analysis and commentary around the announcement
  • Interactive Q&A session

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Read expert analysis before the event

The non-farm payrolls report is seen as a particularly influential statistic by traders; but what exactly is it, and why is it so important to the markets? 

We explain why the jobs number is so relevant, and why other pieces of data to be released in the report are also worth keeping an eye on.

Non-farms payrolls: why are they so important?

 

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