Americans added fewer payrolls than expected in May…

Thursday, 31 May 2012 06:17

According to ADP number of payrolls in non-farm private employment added in May increased by 133 000, which is fewer than 148 000 estimated.
Previous month’s data was also revised down to 113 000 new jobs created.
In the meantime Labor Department of U.S. informed that country’s jobless claims climbed up to 383 000 in the week ended May 26th.
Analysts expected a decrease by at least 3 000.
Euro gained after data release and was traded against its major counterpart at 1.2414.