The yen sways as the Bank of Japan challenges the market, and stocks rejoice in falling inflation

Interest rate expectations fell after inflation slowed in the US Asian stocks hit a 7-month high Japanese Treasury yields shatter the Bank of Japan’s ceiling as bets grow on a policy shift SINGAPORE/TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Friday as investors rejoiced at slowing U.S. inflation, while the yen hit a seven-month high and … Read more

The US labor market is advancing, but wage growth is losing momentum

Nonfarm payrolls increased 223,000 in December Unemployment rate down to 3.5% from 3.6% high rates of domestic workers; High workforce earning average hourly earnings of 0.3%; An increase of 4.6% year-on-year WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. economy added jobs by a strong measure in December, pushing the unemployment rate back to a pre-pandemic … Read more