Gold prices rose over 1% on Thursday supported by a dip in the dollar and data showing U.S. private payrolls rose less than expected last month. The dollar index was down 0.7%, slipping off a one-week high touched on Wednesday. ADP National Employment Report data showed private payrolls rose by 128,000 jobs last month versus forecast for an increase of 300,000 jobs.
Technical Resistance: 1875/1882
Technical support: 1850/1830
Global stock markets rise, U.S. yields fall ahead of employment data
Global equity markets rose while U.S. yields were lower on Thursday after lower-than-expected private payrolls data stirred hopes that the American economy was likely cooling and the Federal Reserve might be persuaded to modify its aggressive stance on interest rates and inflation. The ADP National Employment Report on Thursday showed that private payrolls rose by 128,000 jobs in May, which was much lower than the consensus estimate of 300,000 jobs and suggested that demand for labour was starting to slow.
Dollar falls as investors reach for riskier currencies
The U.S. dollar fell across the board on Thursday, ceding ground gained in recent sessions as firmer risk sentiment prompted investors to reach for higher-yielding currencies. Stock markets around the world rose on Thursday after recent weakness, as bets Saudi Arabia may boost crude production cooled oil prices, helping balance concerns over surging inflation and monetary policy tightening.
Asia FX bears retreat slightly, China concerns persist - Reuters poll
Bearish bets on Asian currencies reduced on signs that China's economic pain may abate with easing of COVID-19 curbs, but analysts were still wary of future lockdowns and the direction of U.S. monetary policy, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday. Short positions on South Korea's won and the Taiwanese dollar were at their lowest since late-February, while those on the Chinese yuan slipped to a six-week low, according to the fortnightly survey of 11 respondents.
Source: Bloomberg, Investing.com, Reuters
周四金价上涨超过 1%，受美元下跌和数据显示上月美国私人就业人数增幅低于预期的支撑。 美元指数下跌 0.7%，从周三触及的一周高位回落。 ADP 全国就业报告数据显示，上个月私人就业岗位增加了 128,000 个，而预期增加了 300,000 个。
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周四全球股市上涨，而美国收益率走低，此前低于预期的私人就业数据引发了人们对美国经济可能正在降温以及美联储可能被说服改变其对利率和通胀的激进立场的希望。 ADP 周四公布的全国就业报告显示，5 月份私人就业岗位增加了 128,000 个，远低于市场普遍预期的 300,000 个，表明劳动力需求开始放缓。
周四的一项调查显示，由于有迹象表明中国的经济痛苦可能随着 COVID-19 限制的放松而减轻，对亚洲货币的空头押注有所减少，但分析师仍对未来的封锁和美国货币政策的方向持谨慎态度。 根据对 11 名受访者的两周一次调查，韩元和台币空头头寸处于 2 月底以来的最低水平，而人民币空头头寸跌至六周低点。资料来源: Bloomberg, Investing.com, Reuters