Dollar dips after U.S. job growth disappoints

Economy1 hour ago (Oct 08, 2021 09:06AM ET)

(C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Euro, Hong Kong dollar, U.S. dollar, Japanese yen, pound and Chinese 100 yuan banknotes are seen in this picture illustration, January 21, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Lee/Illustration/File Photo

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar edged lower versus a basket of currencies on Friday after data showed U.S. employment increased far less than expected in September amid a decline in government payrolls.

The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against six major currencies, was down 0.1% at 94.053, its lowest since Tuesday.

Dollar dips after U.S. job growth disappoints

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