- Job openings in the US declined margianlly in November.
- US Dollar Index continues to rise toward 104.50.
The data published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revealed on Wednesday that the number of job openings on the last business day of November was 10.45 million, compared to 10.51 million in October and the market expectation of 10 million.
“Over the month, the number of hires and total separations changed little at 6.1 million and 5.9 million, respectively,” the BLS further noted in its publication. “Within separations, quits (4.2 million) and layoffs and discharges (1.4 million) changed little.”
The US Dollar Index stages a rebound in the American session and was last at 104.35, where it was still down 0.3% on the day.