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Dollar Dips In Wake Of Jobs Data

The dollar fell against major currencies on Monday after last week's slightly lower-than-expected U.S. payrolls data, while European Central Bank policymakers' comments curbed expectations for more stimulus and boosted the euro.U.S. employers added 192,000 jobs in March after adding 197,000 in February, the Labor Department said Friday. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.7 percent. Economists had expected a gain of 200,000 jobs last month.The U.S. employment reading disappointed some who had bet that a stronger report would reinforce a Federal Reserve increase in interest rates, which would lift the dollar in the months ahead."There is a follow-through from last week," said Steven Englander, global head of G10 FX strategy at Citigroup Global Markets Inc. in New York. He said Friday's employment report supported the Fed's policy of keeping rates low, which has hurt the dollar.Fed Chair Janet Yellen suggested in a press conference on March 19 that the U.S. central bank could raise ...

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