As official data showed on Wednesday , the number of vacancies rose to a record high in the US in July. The data continue to point to an improvement of the labor market.
The report of the US Department of Labor said that the number of vacancies, with the exception of agricultural production increased from 5.643 million to 5,871 million in July. Analysts had expected the number of vacancies will fall to 5,580 million. In recent years, the number of open vacancies data is given more attention since Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen often uses them to assess the labor market.
Currency pair EUR / USD is trading at the 1.1254 level, compared with 1.1251 before the data output rate of the currency pair GBP / USD was 1.3375 compared to 1.3381 earlier, while the currency pair USD / JPY is trading at101.50 compared to 101.48 earlier.
The US Dollar Index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, was at 94.81, compared with 94.78 on the eve of the report.
Based on materials WELTRADE