Markets upbeat on strengthening US wage growth figures

Non-farm payrolls drop slightly but wages appear to be gathering pace

The debate on private equity job creation reignites
US jobs figures fell in September, but wages are up

The US dollar climbed and Treasury yields jumped today (October 6), despite what would normally be viewed as a disappointing non-farm payroll figure, as US wage growth showed further signs of strengthening.

The Bureau of Labour Statistics’ (BLS) latest employment summary says total non-farm payroll employment “changed little” on a month earlier, coming in at –33,000. It is the first time the figure has come in negative since September 2010, and is well below the 90,000 figure implied by a

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

Register for Central Banking

All fields are mandatory unless otherwise highlighted

This address will be used to create your account

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account