The jobless rate is seen falling to 5.8% in the first quarter from last quarter's 6%. The jobs are expected to grow to 3.4% on year from 3.0% in the previous quarter.
Investors also cheered upbeat US data on ISM non-manufacturing showing an increase to 55.2 in April. The expansion is at the fastest pace in eight months.
The kiwi appreciated to 1.5937 against the euro for the first time since
The kiwi added 0.4% to hit 0.8705 against the greenback, its strongest since
The kiwi that ended yesterday's deals at 88.58 against the yen advanced to near a 4-week high of 88.90. Further gains may lead the kiwi to a resistance at the 89.5 region.
The kiwi appreciated to 1.0670 against the aussie, a level not seen since
Data from the
Looking ahead, the Reserve Bank of
The PMIs from major European economies, along with Eurozone retail sales for March are set for release in the European session.
The US and Canadian trade data for March, as well as Canada Ivey PMI for April are due in the
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