Labour market


Economic Views

04OCT 2019

Gloomy week for US data puts spotlight on the Fed

Moderating wage growth and weaker job creation follow disappointing data from the manufacturing sector.

Economic Views

05JUL 2019



07JUN 2019

Economic Views

US jobs report increases economic slowdown fears

Weaker US non-farm payrolls data could be the first sign of a cooling labour market


03MAY 2019

Economic Views

The Goldilocks jobs market continues in the US

The latest US employment data supports the central bank keeping interest rates on hold.


05APR 2019

Economic Views

Strong non-farm payrolls gets US job market back on track in March

US non-farm payroll gains came roaring back in March, confirming February’s weakness as a blip.


08MAR 2019

Economic Views

Mixed US jobs report supports the Fed's patient stance

Job creation plunged in February but stronger wage growth should bolster household consumption.


01FEB 2019

Economic Views

US labour market remains robust despite government shutdown

Snapshot: Strong jobs data gives confidence in the US economy but is unlikely to change the Fed’s more dovish tone.



04MAY 2018

Economic Views

US employment report signals the economy has peaked at a high level

Quickview: Recent data confirm the US is late in the cycle and we maintain our forecast for a total of four interest rate hikes this year.



08DEC 2017

Economic Views

Fed still on course for December hike after jobs report

Quickview: The latest US non-farm payrolls show robust jobs growth although wage growth remains subdued.